Matsumoto toge pass 松本峠・花の窟(熊野古道伊勢路)

This mountain pass connects Odomari and Kinomoto in Kumano City. Stone pavement remains on most of its path, and it is located on the mountain side of Onigajo, a scenic spot.
Surrounded by bamboo groves, the pass has a Jizo statue that is said to have been shot by a gun, and from the plum grove along the way, a panoramic view of Shichiri-Mihama can be seen.
Once over the Matsumoto Pass, visitors can walk along Shichiri-Mihama beach by the sea all the way to Shingu. This is where pilgrims in the past would have thought about Kumano Hayatama-taisha Shrine, which is located in Shingu, beyond Shichiri-Mihama.
Official website
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Access by public transportation
30 minutes walk from Kumanoshi Station
Parking space
Parking available in front of JR Odomari Station

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