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“Lion face ”
Review of Shishiiwa

Shishiiwa
Ranked #7 of 34 things to do in Kumano
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Nice to see at sunrise or sunset. Looks to me more like an eagle, but with imagination, look like a lion's head.

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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

There is no parking close to the rock, so we had to park a few hundred metres down the road and walk back to look at it. It's basically a rock with nothing spectacular about it, although it's supposed to look luke a lion (I didn't see it).

There is a mildly interesting temple in the next (similar) rock along the beach, in which a homeless man is now living.

Thank J00lsC
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

This rock's profile resembles a mail lion's face, so called 'Shishi-iwa', means lion rock. This is a part of Kumano Kodo and this rock has been worshiped from ancient period. In middle age, a group of pirates resided in this area.

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