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TV Tokyo “Lady’s 4” location hunting in Tanabe City

From December 24th to 26th TV Tokyo’s program “Lady’s 4” visited Tanabe City and Totsukawa-mura Village to prepare for their TV program. Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau supported their location hunting.

“Lady’s 4” is a life & culture TV show which targets middle-aged ladies in their 40’s and up.

The tentative show title is “World Heritage Kumano Kodo at New Years.”

In Tanabe they visited Hosshinmon-oji & Fushiogami-oji along the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route, Kumano Hongu Taisha and Kawayu Onsen & Yunomine Onsen.

In Totsukawa-mura Village, Nara prefecture, they inspected Tamaki-jinja Shrine, a suspension bridge in Tanise and a human-powered ropeway called “Yaen.” They were very surprised that this Yaen is still in active service for local communities.

“A laid-back style outing/travel, like taking a walk” is their program concept.
TV show will be aired nationwide on 16 broadcast stations, including TV Tokyo on January 8th (16:00~16:55).

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From July 15, 2016 (Friday)
PRICE Adult 11,000 yen Children 5,500 yen (Children 6 to 11 years old)
NOTE: This pass is not available for purchase in Japan.
VALIDITY PERIOD Five consecutive days
AREA ●JR conventional lines: Nagoya-Shingu-within Osaka City (via lse Tetsudo Line or Kameyama, via Kisei Main Line/Hanwa Line) ●Nagoya-Kameyama-Nara-within Osaka City (via Kansai Main Line) Taki Toba (Sangu Line) ●Kansai International Airport-Hineno (Kansai Airport Line) ●Bus routes for accessing Kumano Kodo, Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano Nachi Taisha (Only Kumano Kotsu Bus); and Select bus routes
TRAIN TYPES ●Unlimited use of non-reserved seats on ordinary cars on all JR conventional line trains in the subject section. ●Reserved seats can be used up to four times on ordinary cars of limited express and rapid trains. ●Only non-reserved seats can be used on the limited express "Haruka' between the Kansai Inte…