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Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine/Oyunohara

Hongu(本宮町 Hongū-chō) is the area in Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture.

It was a town located in Wakayama prefecture. On May 1, 2005 Hongū, along with the village of Ryūjin, from Hidaka District, the town of Nakahechi, and the village of Ōtō, both from Nishimuro District, was merged into the expanded city of Tanabe.


Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine is the main destination of this area. It is one of the Kumano Sanzan and is a holy place that has been visited by many people since the Heian period.

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90 minutes by bus from Shingu Station.

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  • Kumano Hongu Taisha (熊野本宮大社), [1].  edit

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Yunomine Onsen

Kawayu Onsen(川湯温泉)[edit]

  • Fujiya ryokan (富士屋), [2].  edit
  • Ashita no mori (ペンション あしたの森), [3].  edit
  • Sansuikan Kawayu Midoriya (山水館 川湯みどりや), [4].  edit
  • Sansuikan Kawayu Matsuya (山水館 川湯まつや), [5].  edit
  • Sansuikan Kawayu Kinokuni (山水館 川湯きのくに), [6].  edit
  • Kameya ryokan (亀屋旅館), [7].  edit

Yunomine Onsen(湯の峰温泉)[edit]

Yunomine Onsen was discovered about 1,800 years ago, and it is thought to be one of the oldest hot springs in Japan.

  • Ryokan Adumaya (旅館あづまや), [8].  edit
  • Ryokan Yunominesou (湯の峰荘), [9].  edit
  • Ryokan Yoshinoya (よしのや), [10].  edit

Official Government Community Reservation System[edit]

Kumano Travel [11] is the Official Government Community Reservation System of Tanabe City/Kumano Region in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. This international award winning site is part of the Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau [12], the government tourism association for the region, focused on creating a high quality sustainable tourism destination open to the world. Detailed information on accommodations in Hongu are available on the above sites.


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