Pray to the moon at Kumano shrine and relax at Akayu onsen.
Day1 (souvenir purchasing): roasted onigiri / towels / entrance to the public onsen
* Akayu Onsen Sightseeing Center at Yūnabikarakoro-kan
■ Visit this small souvenir shop in Akayu Onsen for more information on the best places to eat and ryokan accommodations in the area.
* Kumano Shrine
■ Pray at 1 of the 3 greatest shrines in Japan. According to legend a male and female couple had been enshrined here by the deities. It has become a popular place to pray for love.
[How to pray to the moon]
① Hand in the voucher at the entrance, write a letter with your wishes to the 3 rabbit deities.
② A special prayer service is conducted to pray for love.
③ Look for all 3 of the rabbit deities in the back of the shrine and send your wish letter here.
The tour ends and heads back to the accommodation, Uesugino-miyu Goten mori.