Course 6Visiting the Eight Views of Kada-ura


Wakayama City Area, Katsuragi-Shugen, Wells, Ponds and Canals


The swamp area around the Shinja-ike is designated as a Wakayama Prefecture Natural Monument as the Tomogashima Shinja-ike Wetland Plant Community (such as the Cladium chinense Nees and the Cyclosorus interruptus). There is also a legend that a monk surrendered a violent serpent living in this pond. The claws of this deep-water huge serpent are handed down to the Mukai family of Mukainobo.

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