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TANABE Tourist Information Center

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See the YouTube stars at the front desk. Very helpful, great English, super friendly-they represent... read more

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Robert B
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Nothing is too much trouble.

No matter what, they'll help you in here. Great English, very friendly. We left something behind at... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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1-20 Minato, Tanabe 646-0031, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 739-34-5599
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Reviewed yesterday

See the YouTube stars at the front desk. Very helpful, great English, super friendly-they represent the City and Kumano Kodo well!

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank SpeakerTeddy
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

No matter what, they'll help you in here. Great English, very friendly. We left something behind at an inn on the trail and they helped us find it and get it back. Brilliant.

Thank ColinRichardBowles
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank RBromer
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Guide559022
Reviewed 9 June 2018

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
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
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 AnnaC12052
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
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

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agree with above abswrrs, no reservations needed....