The history of Yabuhara Jinja dates back to the 600s.
It was brought from Kumano area, so it was first called Kumano-sha, Kumano-daigongen, or Kumano-daijingu until it was named Yabuhara Jinja on 1871.
How about a visit to a shrine with one of the longest history on the Nakasendo trail?
At the enterance of the Kiso village, you will find a roadside station on route 19.
There is a farm stand and restaurant inside.
Roadside restaurant loved by the locals.
Hearty, simple but delicious dishes.
Come and rest at the local restaurant.
Italian restaurant in Ogiso, Kiso-mura village.
The owner couple trained themselves in Italy.
Handmade pasta and bread is also served.