Kumano Kodō Center: Board of Directors 熊野古道センター:理事会

This month I was invited to become a member of the board of directors 理事会 at the Kumano Kodō Center 熊野古道センター in Owase 尾鷲市, Mie Prefecture 三重県.

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The Kumano Kodō Center was established in 2007 to commemorate the “old road of Kumano” (Kumano kodō 熊野古道), which became a World Heritage Site 世界遺産 in 2004 (some new sites were recently added to the original ones). It’s a beautiful center (made from 6,549 local Owase Hinoki (cypress)), in a beautiful place. If you’re visiting Japan, I highly recommend taking a look at this huge area of religious sites (English tours also exist).

Beginning this month, there will be a photography exhibition called the “Originating Trail” こころの道 by Mori Takeshi 森武史. If you are in the area, please stop by and have a look!

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