There are several historical sites and attractive places in the Yoshino area, Kinpusenji Temple, Yoshimizu Shrine and Nyoirinji Temple.
Visited Asuka to see mysterious stoneworks in Nara. They are not sophisticated but unforgettable.
Went to the Asuka area for cycling and visiting old tumulus and mysterious stoneworks.
Bosatsu Hankazou at Chuguji Temple is one of the best Buddhism statues in Japan.
We drove to Nishino Kyo area in Nara to visit Yakushiji and Toshodaiji Temples. These temple’s sites were huge.
Todaiji Temple is astonishingly huge and the Great Buddha is 15m tall. I believe it’s difficult to understand the actual size unless you see it for real.
Visited Taketomi Island to take the Water-buffalo cart to see the preservation village.
Hiked through Kumano Nakahechi route from Daimon Zaka to Nachi Shrine.
Visited Kumano Hayatama Shrine and took the Kumano River Boat Tour.
Hiked near Kumano Hongu area and visited Oyunohara, a big gate for Kumano Hongu.