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The information pamphlets prepared for the Tanabe area and Kumano Kodo are excellent. However, when I spoke with the staff to ask about anything we might need to know about the Kumano Kodo re damage/detours to the trail they were very dismissive and just told...More
Helpful. They gave us maps, bus schedules, and explained our 3 day trip. We booked through a travel agency and they were the local people to help us on our eay. Very helpful since we only speak English. Some of where we are supposed to...More
If you are planning to do the kumano kodo trail I strongly recommend going to the tourist information centre in tanabe. They will give you a map with all the trail and you can ask for bus timetables and recommendations. Make sure you understand how...More
This was our first stop in Kii-Tenabe and we were greeted so warmly and with enthusiasm. We needed information about earning our dual pilgrimage credentials and they had all the information as well as the pilgrim passports and a listing of all the stamps on...More
I used the Tanabe Tourism Office for booking my Kumano Kodo reservations. Very helpful people with all the information you need on buses, bag transport, and more. Do stop in to see them before leaving Tanabe if you haven't made reservations ahead of time. And...More
Visited here Day 1 of trail and met staff (lovely - excellent info and English versions useful). Later when I left my Trail passport at a shrine on the trail they arranged to fly it back to me in NZ - efficient and friendly. I...More
I have used reservation system the Tanabe Tourist Office for three separate trips to the area and cannot speak highly enough of the service they provide.
My latest trip to the area this year involved me organising the trip for a group of friends so...More