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  1. Japan's Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage

    Travel Book Japan's Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage

    Guidebook to Japan's Kumano Kodo, a series of UNESCO-listed pilgrimage routes that crisscross the mountainous Kii Peninsula, south of Osaka. Centred on three Shinto-Buddhist shrines known as the Kumano Sanzan, the ancient trails blend great hiking and exceptional natural beauty with a unique...
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    Travel News Munakata shrines designated World Heritage Site 2017

    The island of Okinoshima off the coast of Fukuoka and several associated sites in the Munakata Region have been designated UNESCO World Heritage sites in July 2017. Unlike other Japanese world heritage sites accessing the shrines won't be easy: While the status would gain the island...
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