|Kami no negimichi
Entrance of Kaminonegi-michi and Okunoin-michi
Kami no negi-michi : In old days, people who works at shrines used to live in town called “Shake Machi” (社家町) and they, Shrine workers(Negi) used to walk this Negi-michi path to get to work.
Okunoin-michi(奥の院道）: The origin of the name comes from the fact that this path leads to the Kii Shrine which was called “Okunoin.” in the old days. And this path leads further northwest to Wakamiya Shrine.
A group of gigantic trees of Ichiigashi
In the 8th century when Kasuga Shrine was first enshrined, it is said that dominant specie of the forests from foot of Mt. Mikasayama to Tobihino was Ichiigashi. Nowadays, you can see very precious, scientifically and environmentally , gigantic trees of Ichiigashi which trunk circumferences are over 3 meters.
heading to Meoto daikoku shrine, Wakamiya Shrine