Brilliant Asuka Shrine, Shingu

Along the Kumano Kaido pilgrimage route

 By Larry Knipfing   Jul 10, 2016

The oldest shrine in the Kumano area, Asuka Shrine is a real eye opener! One thing I like about shrines is that I never know what to expect, especially in terms of color. Some shrines are very plain and simple. Others like this one are brilliantly colorful. We visited on a late day in May and really enjoyed the shrines glimmering beauty. 

Photography by Larry Knipfing
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