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Fuji TV Mezamashi Doyobi features Tanabe City

On May 29, Fuji TV Mezamashi Doyobi, a popular morning program shown across the entire country, featured Tanabe City as their travel destination. (20 minutes)


Announcer Midori Matsuo travelled from Kii-Tanabe station along the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route to Kumano Hongu Taisha. She stayed in Yunomine Onsen at Adumaya Ryokan.

The focus of the program was the increasing popularity of Kumano and the high quality tourism development facilitated by the Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau.

For the last half of the program Midori was guided by Brad Towle, the region's international tourism promotion and development director.

Thank you Midori and the team from Fuji TV, it was tons of fun filming this program.

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NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass

NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass
This is an easy way to do a loop of the Kii Peninsula.

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…