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Hong Kong Media “JAPAN TIME TV” features Tanabe City

On September 25th, “JAPAN TIME TV” (Hong Kong's only Japan sightseeing, culture and leisure information TV program) visited Tanabe City.  They were supported by Wakayama Prefectural officials and the Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau.


There were four crew members including one Japanese and one Hong Kong reporter. At the Kumano Hongu Taisha they were impressed by the mysterious atmosphere of the shrine ground.  The tour also visited Yunomine Onsen which is registered as UNESCO World Heritage. In Kawayu Onsen they enjoyed elaborate Japanese cuisine at Fujiya Ryokan.

This TV program will focus on the nature, cuisine and culture of Wakayama and Mie Prefectures. In Wakayama Prefecture, they also visited Wakayama City, Nachi-Katsuura Town and Shirahama town in addition to Tanabe City.

The broadcast date has not yet been determined, but it will be aired in Hong Kong and China. This program is aired on the TV program (亜洲電視WORLD) every Sundays and Fridays, in addition to being broadcasted on the Internet from their website. 

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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…