Great commercial centre of the area, Shingu is famous for the ancient temple of Hayatama Taisha. This temple, located on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route, has been known since ancient times and has an interesting museum. The City of Shingu is also known as one of the native cities of the martial art, Aikido.
Not to be missed:
• The temple Hayatama Taisha
• The river Kumano
• The view from the Kamikura temple