Onigajo 鬼ヶ城(熊野市)

The cliffs that look like demons are most certainly a unique view!

Onigajo, a work of art created by nature through geological protrusion, erosion and weathering, is a cliff that continues for 1 km along the Kumanonada Sea.
It is designated as Japan's Scenic Spot and also Natural Monument.
On top of the cliffs, there is a castle ruin dating back to the Age of Civil Wars, and a hiking path is made to connect Kumanokodo and Matsumoto-toge.
From the observation deck called the ""Demon's Lookout Point"", you could get the view of the entire Kumanonada Sea.

There are cherry trees planted along the hiking path leading to the top of the cliff, and in spring, 4 types of cherry blossoms will bloom one after the other and please the tourists for a long period of time.
Address
〒519-4323 熊野市木本町
Phone
0597-89-4111(Tourism & Sporting Activity Promotion Section, Kumano City Office )
Official website
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Online reviews (TripAdvisor)
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Access by public transportation
Approx. 5 minutes by "Omataokubo-iki" bus (bus headed for "Omataokubo") from JR Kisei Line's "Kumanoshi" Station.
Get off at "Onigajyo Higashi-guchi" and "Onigajyo" will be right nearby.

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