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TANABE Tourist Information Center

1-20 Minato, Tanabe 646-0031, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 739-34-5599
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Excellent resource for Kumano Kodo trek and Tenabe.

This was our first stop in Kii-Tenabe and we were greeted so warmly and with enthusiasm. We needed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jane S
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Issaquah, Washington, United States
Start your Kumano Kodo here for the best resources!

I used the Tanabe Tourism Office for booking my Kumano Kodo reservations. Very helpful people with... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Saranger
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Los Angeles, California
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1-20 Minato, Tanabe 646-0031, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 739-34-5599
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

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

Thank Saranger
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

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

Thank Anna C
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We utilized their resources and services (free online bookings) extensively before the hike. The town is small and quiet.

Thank Perry H
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

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

Thank JeanPerth
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Visited at start of Kumano Kodo as had used their booking service. Really comprehensive instructions from the staff.

Thank cah84
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I was a little confused. I had made my bookings for the Kumano Kodo from Australia and I thought it was through the Tourist Information Office. Later I realised that there is another office 3 minutes away just for Kumano info and that was where...More

Thank ursula220
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The staff at the information centre speak very good English and are extremely helpful and friendly. They provided us with maps of the trail and of every town we were staying in. A must visit before starting the Kumano Kodo.

Thank Eva F
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Whether you are just traveling through the Kii Peninsula or walking the Kumano Kodo, stop first at the Tanabe TIC as it gives excellent information not to mention maps, bus routes, all you need to know before you set off. The office is clean, attractive...More

Thank Nonnapn
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Australian Operator had organised a briefing for us here and the staff had an info package prepared, meticulously detailing all aspects & maps for the Kumano Kodo trek. It really contained all possible information and we used it extensively the next 5 days. Very...More

Thank Dirk W
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kerry-ann c
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Response from Perry H | Reviewed this property |
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Response from ursula220 | Reviewed this property |
agree with above abswrrs, no reservations needed....
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