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Pacific Ocean View Cycling

Running along the refreshing seaside and feeling the sea breeze.

Running along the seaside cycling road while watching the majestic Kumano-nada Sea. From Ojigahama Coast down south, head towards the sea along the Kumano-gawa River. On the way, stop by the exit of Koya-zaka Slope which is a part of Kumano Kodo Nakahechi Route, and aim for the scenic spots of rocky stones, such as Kushima Island and Suzushima Island.

Go through the entrance of Nenho-ji temple by bicycle

From the downtown area to Kumano-gawa River, past Nenho-ji temple, heading for the mouth of the river.

Approx. 5 minutes by bicycle

Cycling refreshingly on the embankment of Ojigahama Coast

Approx. 20 minutes by bicycle

If you have enough time, up to the climbing entrance of Koya-zaka Slope.

Right before coming to the Hirotsuno-minami junction of prefectural route 231, take a narrow road that heads for the sea. Taking a small break at the climbing entrance of Koya-zaka Slope, which is part of the World Heritage Kumano Kodo.

Approx. 25 minutes by bicycle

Arrive at Miwasaki Port

After riding along the Kumano Kaido for a while, to the Miwasaki Port. Riding through the many fishing boats anchored in the port, to the scenic spot, Suzushima Island.

Approx. 5 minutes by bicycle

Looking at the beauty created by the nature

Looking at the scenery consisting of the strange and mysterious shaped rocks that was formed by years of erosion by the sea, you cross from Suzushima Island to the next island, Kushima.

Approx. 5 minutes by bicycle

The goal is Kushima Island

There you will see 51 families and 120 plus species of plant communities, including the orange river lilies. Before leaving the island let’s pay tributes to Itsukushima-Jinja Shrine on the island.

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