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Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo has joined the Kumano Travel community!

Minshuku 3rd Place Kumano Kodo is an old farmhouse in the Nonaka area near Tsugizakura-oji on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route. Mr. Tetsuyama has reformed the building while maintaining the authentic charm of the countryside, rich deep browns of aged wood, tatami mats, fusuma sliding doors, and veranda - decorated with antiques. There is a full kitchen, small bath, toilet, bicycles, and free Wi-Fi;  making for a convenient stay. The congenial Mr. Tetsuyama is passionate about sharing the local mountain culture. He is an organic farmer with the diversity of crops. He would like guests to feel at home -- your personal third place on the Kumano Kodo!

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Koyasan & Kansai International Airport (KIX) Express Bus

Direct access between Koyasan and KIX! 105 minutes!

April 1 - Nov 30, 2016
(No service during the following: April 29 - May 1; May 3 - 5; Dec 1 - March 31)

PRICE (one way fare):
Regular Fare 2000 yen / Children 50% off
Web Fare 1800 yen / Children 50% off

KIX 10:10 to Koyasan (Okunoin-mae) 11:55
Koyasan (Okunoin-mae) 13:30 to KIX 15:15

KIX: Bus Stop 6, 1st Floor, Terminal 1
KOYASAN: Near Okunoin at the East end of Koyasan

Bus company site>>
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Guidebook for when feeling ill in Japan

For safe travels in Japan: Guide for when you are feeling ill while traveling in Japan, PDF download and website.

To help visitors prepare and deal with an illness emergency when travelling to Japan a convenient guide has been produced by the Japan Tourism Agency.

Please download or bookmark the site in case you need it.


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