Shingu City (old Shingu City)
(old Shingu City)
|1||Kushima island and Suzushima island|
|5||Shingu Castle Ruins|
|7||Gotobiki-iwa Rock of Mt. Kamikurasan|
Clinounconformity of Muro Group and Kumano Group can be observed on the wave cut shelf of the south side. A clumping trace in Pomatoleios Kraussii which suggests protuberance by Nankai-trough earthquake is seen in Suzushima island on the north side. Kushima island is a breeding area in Styan’s Grasshopper Warbler which is the rare bird internationally.
This is a mountain path from Ojigahama Coast to Miwa-saki Point. You can get a bird’s-eye view of the distant view of the Ojigahama Coast from the pass neighborhood on Kumano Kodo where it’s located in a southern extremity on a Ojigahama Coast and is over the hardest part of a granite porphyry of Kumano acidic rocks.There are several stelae and ksitigarbha with the Rokuji Myogo (six characters) of ‘Namu Amida Buddha’ dotted along the road.
Mt. Horaisan is a hummock which consists of granite porphyry of Kumano acidic rocks. It’s said that a party of jofuku which received an order of the first Qin Emperor landed aiming at Mt. Horaisan. It was being looked up to as the sacred mountain where God descends to earth more than antiquity.Asuka-jinja Shrine is in southern foot at a ritual place from the old days facing Kumano-gawa River.
This is called Tankaku Castle at a castle resided trace of Mr. Shingu seigneur Mizuno facing Kumano-gawa River, too. A granite porphyry of Kumano acidic rocks was built on the made mountain. A granite porphyry is used for a stone wall of a castle. It’s located in Kumano-gawa River mouth of a river and is built in an important point of traffic in a river and a sea, and there is a charcoal barn mark in a riverside.
An island made from a peat floating body.Though the west side of the island floats,a penumbra in an island is fixed by inflow earth and sand.This inplies that ponds and swamps expanded inside the Ojigahama Coast formerly. It was designated as a national natural monument in 1927 as Shingu rush swamp Ukijima plant community.
A granite porphyry of Kumano acidic rocks is weathered and is a big rock enshrined in the inclination of the mountain by the form of the toad. The rock which weathered in such globular shape is called a core stone.This is a ritual leading part in Kumano Oto Festival (prefecture designation intangible folk cultural properties).
A deep canyon is formed because Kumano-gawa River eroded a granite porphyry of Kumano acidic rocks from Tanago to Shingu. It’s possible to observe the rock face where prismatic structure developed and a strangely shaped rock in a riverbank in a gorge. After calling on Hongu, former pilgrimage to Kumano came down to Shingu by gabbard and aimed at Nachi after that. Gabbard descent in “visit on a river way” Kumanogawa restored in 2005.
[For Elijah to overlap, the same one is also indicated on “Shingu City (old Kumanogawa Town)”.]