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Kinomotocho, Kumano, Mie Prefecture
+81 597-89-4111
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It's quite a pleasant walk by the sea.

We visited this place on our way to Hayatama-taisha. This is a natural landscape with terraced... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Funabashi, Japan
Very nice walk

For the view of the sea, of the mountain and the very interesting rock formation. We do not come... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Pierre M
Montreal, Canada
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27 Oct 2017
“It's quite a pleasant walk by the sea.”
31 Mar 2017
“Very nice walk”
Kinomotocho, Kumano, Mie Prefecture
+81 597-89-4111
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We visited this place on our way to Hayatama-taisha. This is a natural landscape with terraced caves created by erosion of acid rock by water and wind. Onigajou means castle of the oni (ogre). The name comes from a legend that a pirate feared by...More

Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

For the view of the sea, of the mountain and the very interesting rock formation. We do not come here to see that but if you are there, worth it.

Thank Pierre M
Reviewed 24 June 2016

It was listed in the world heritage site as the part of "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range". It is a vast quay of the tufa that the big and small sea caves sharpened for the raging waves of Kumano-nada lasts...More

Thank sugarmountain2016
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Onigajo rocks is an interesting formation that has been a local attraction for many years. Unfortunately, some of the older areas have been fenced off due to deterioration, and have been closed off rather than renewed. Still, it's a good place to see the power...More

Thank J00lsC
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

came across this place while driving from nachi katsuura to Ise. decided to turn in to take a look and was surprised at this work of nature. quite a bit of area the explore but worth the effort. the cliffs are great for photos. the...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This are is said to be the base for a local navy or pirate, depending on how you see them. Rock formation eroded by sea wave is interesting. You can walk around to explore the area.

Thank TourGuideTanzan
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I had not heard of this place before going there. I am definitely happy we stopped, however. Seeing the rocks that have been gouged out by the waves was very interesting. I think it would be especially interesting for children who are learning about erosion...More

Thank Guntsdad
Reviewed 12 June 2014

It may not be a big attraction but still worth a visit plus, it is free. Also, the rest station was pretty unique and there is a nice Italian style cafe to rest and take a good view of the area. Good

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