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Chikatsuyu-oji Ruin

906-1, NakahechIcho ChIkatsuyu, Tanabe 646-1402, Wakayama Prefecture
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"Blood or dew?" That was the question

The story of how Chikatsuyu got its name comes from a man who broke off a piece of a plant to... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Saranger
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Los Angeles, California
One of the many markers along the Kumano Kodo

Don't forget to get a stamp for your booklet at this oji along the Kumano Kodo! It's an... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Nonnapn
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Manila, Philippines
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Apr 8, 2018
“"Blood or dew?" That was the question”
Jun 1, 2017
“One of the many markers along the Kumano Kodo”
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906-1, NakahechIcho ChIkatsuyu, Tanabe 646-1402, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The story of how Chikatsuyu got its name comes from a man who broke off a piece of a plant to fashion "homemade" chopsticks. Inside the "marrow" of the plant was red (I've only seen this on one plant myself) and he asked, "Blood or...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Don't forget to get a stamp for your booklet at this oji along the Kumano Kodo! It's an interesting place set in the village, just at the end of your day's walk.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

As you can see from the photographs, this is not a very visually exciting shrine. In the old days, when Retired Emperors came to the Kumano Kodo, this would have been a major destination because of the amenities of the little town and the religious...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Pretty place to stop before continuing your Kumano Kodo journey... shade, a coffee shop close by and they have a nice stamp!

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