The Omine-Okugake Trail is a World Heritage path that runs through Totsukawa and connects Yoshino and Omine with the sacred Kumano Sanzan shrines in Wakayama. It forms part of the Kumano Kodo network of pilgrimage routes and has been journeyed upon by pilgrims for centuries. It is also the training grounds for the Shugendo sect of mountain asceticism and dotted with sacred sites such as Ominesanji Temple and Tamakijinja Shrine.
- The route from Totsuchiotsuji to Tsubouchi has been made impassable due to typhoon damage.
Last update: 2016-12-06
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Starting from Yoshino Station, the trail leads 93km through the mountains of Yoshino and Omine, before passing through Totsukawa and down to Kumano Hongu Taisha, in Wakayama.
From JR Gojo Station:
- Take the bound for Shin Omiya Station and alight at Totsukawa Onsen.
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