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Pilgrimage

"Procession of Heian period" is held in Kumano-Kodo in November. This traditional event is based on "Kumano-mode" which goes back to the Heian period. Long ago, pilgrimages to the Kumano-Kodo became popular and a lot of people visited there. This pilgrimage to the "Kumano-Kodo" is called "Kumano-mode".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Japan
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Hidetoshi Ogata