Kumano Hayatama Taisha situated Mt Gongen-yama in the background. Halfway up the mountain, Kamikura-jinja is located. It is believed that the site of Kamikura-jinja where the shrine deity had descended from the heaven. A 800 year old Nagi-no-Ki tree (Podocarpus nagi) stands in this Grand Shrine’s precincts. It is the symbol of nature worship.