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Hongu Onsens voted Kansai's Most Wanted to Visit Site

recent survey done in the Kansai area for foreign visitors by the Japanese federal government revealed that the Onsen (hot springs) in the Hongu area were the most wanted to visit destination. View Survey PDF >>

The Hongu Onsens include Kawayu Onsen, Yunomine Onsen and Wataze Onsen.
The survey was conducted from November 2009 to January 2010 with a sample size of 167. Number three was the Kumano Grand Shrines and Nachi waterfall.

Republicca TV features Kumano

On June 2 Republicca TV from Italy released a video on the sacred sites of Wakayama including Koyasan and Kumano.

The ~5 minute video features the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes, Yunomine Onsen and Kawayu Onsen.

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The production crew was supported on their visit to Kumano by the Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau.
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