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Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau
The Official Site of Tanabe City/Kumano Region in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
The Official Site of Tanabe City/Kumano Region in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
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Brad Towle (Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau) is selected as Cool Japan Ambassador
Brad Towle, 
International Tourism Promotion & Development Director of the Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau , has been registered as a Cool Japan Ambassador by the Japanese Government Cabinet Office. Brad Towle is originally from Canada but
has called Kuma...

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Gourmet Kumano Kodo featured in The Japan Times
" The Kumano Kodo: Hot spring-boiled eggs and ancient bento along the trail " Text: Amy Chavez Published by: The Japan Times July 22, 2017 I alighted at Kii Tanabe Station to hike the Kumano Kodo, a wooded trail through Japan’s spiritual heartland in Wakaya...

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Organic Farmhouse Tsukimiso has joined the Kumano Travel community!
Tsukimiso is a peaceful organic farmstay oasis in the mountains of the
Kii peninsula run by the young Tokuyama family.  It is a 20~30 minute
drive on a windy mountain road from Susami Station (Free pick-up from
the Susami station, please request this whe...

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Sansaro Cafe & Guesthouse has joined the Kumano Travel community!
Sansaro Cafe & Guesthouse is a "mountain-side cool" home stay in
Kumano-gawa village (15 minute bus ride from Koguchi).  It was opened in
2014 by Ms. Uzawa, who fell in love with the location in the natural
surroundings. She is a dynamic soul with strong...

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Monpetokuwa Bakery Hostel has joined the Kumano Travel community!
Monpetokuwa is a home-stay like hostel run by a family, who also runs
the bakery and cafe.  The house is perched above the bakery overlooking
the Hidaka-gawa river in Ryujin village.  There are two Japanese style
dorm rooms.  The toilet is shared.  The k...

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Minshuku Yunosato has joined the Kumano Travel community!
Minshuku Yunosato is a small guesthouse 1 kilometer south of Yunomine
Onsen hot spring and is run by a friendly second generation family. 
Minshuku Yunosato overlooks the beautiful Yomura-gawa river, a popular
swimming hole for locals during the summer. ...

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Luggage Shuttle Service Torii has joined the Kumano Travel community!
Torii-no-Mise is a luggage shuttle service, luggage storage, and shop,
which specializes in supporting pilgrims and trekkers on the World
Heritage Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route.  The shop is run by the friendly
and knowledgable Mr. Torii is passionate abo...

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New Kumano Kodo Hongu Area Maps
The Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau has just released new maps of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes in the Hongu area . More Kumano Kodo Maps >>

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Asariya Guest House has joined the Kumano Travel community!
Asariya Guest House is a lovely traditional Japanese home in a quiet residential area near the Ogigahama beach in Tanabe City.  The house was built in the mid-1930 by the progressive Asari family after returning from working in the United States.  The weste...

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Tanabe's Ume Culture featured in Kansai Scene
 " Shake Off Winter with the First Blossoms of Spring " Text: Alena Eckelmann Published by the Kansai Scene Jan, 2017 An ocean of plum blossoms heralds the beginning of spring. Time to get ready for your first picnic of the year. ... In February, plum bloss...
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