Tag: JP – Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range

Cultural tourism: What Guam can learn from and love about Kyoto, Osaka; Haidee Eugenio Gilbert; Guam PDN

Photo: Haidee Gilbert

(Editor’s note: This is a series of stories from a Jan. 11-15 Guam media familiarization tour of Kansai’s Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Wakayama prefectures, hosted by United Airlines and the Kansai Tourism Bureau).

Source: Cultural tourism: What Guam can learn from and love about Kyoto, Osaka

The National Parks of Kansai: From Mountain Trails Linking Holy Sites to Seascapes Both Rugged and Peaceful; nippon.com

Photo: Wakayama Tourism Federation

Kansai’s national parks offer a famed cherry blossom-viewing site, pilgrimage routes over mountains and across gorges, sand dunes, and seascapes both rugged and peaceful.

Source: The National Parks of Kansai: From Mountain Trails Linking Holy Sites to Seascapes Both Rugged and Peaceful

Kansai Guide: Walk amidst the gods and nature on the old Kumano Kodo, a World Heritage Site; LIVE JAPAN

Kumano Kodo [Old Road] is one of the Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range and is also registered as a World Heritage Site. Popular as a power spot, the writer walked this road so rich in history and natural beauty with a storyteller guide.

Source: Kansai Guide: Walk amidst the gods and nature on the old Kumano Kodo, a World Heritage Site – LIVE JAPAN