Kumano Hongu Heritage Center
This modern building features many services, facilities and exhibitions to help visitors learn about the regions cultural, historical and spiritual heritage.
※All permanent exhibitions and videos include English translations.
Services, Facilities & Exhibitions
The octagonal shaped hall seats up to 248 people and can be used for video presentations, exhibitions, seminars, lectures, etc.
Kumano Hongu Exhibitions
This permanent exhibition introduces the Kumano Hongu area focusing on religious beliefs, sacred sites, important historical figures, legends, etc.
Wakayama World Heritage Center
The name of this permanent exhibition is "Kii Spirit" and introduces the UNESCO World Heritage property "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range".
Temporary Exhibition Space
Space is available for temporary exhibitions in the North Hall.
This open space is for interacting with staff and other visitors. The large wooden beams and intricate ceiling design makes for a lofty, warm atmosphere.
Relaxing space to read and learn about the area. Books and magazines are available from the small library.
Heritage Center Floor Plan