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Hananoiwaya Shrine

Hananoiwaya Shrine is located along the coast of Mie Prefecture’s Kumano City.
In 2004, Hananoiwaya Shrine was registered as a World Heritage Site as part of the “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes of the Kii Mountain Range.”
According to Japan’s first history book, the “Nihon Shiki,” which was written in 720, Hananoiwaya Shrine is the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan.

Ninja Museum of Igaryu

Ninjas historically were spies who performed background jobs in secret, such as intelligence assessments, infiltration, and espionage.
Iga City, of Mie Prefecture, is an area famous for having strongest ninjas, known as “Iga ninjas.”