city in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
- 1 Tanabe Tourist Information Center (田辺市観光センター) (the next building on your left side when going out of the train station). The office can provide lots of informations about all the area. The staff is friendly and speaks very good English.
- Hike on the Kumano Kodo Trail. This ancient pilgrimage route offers several possibilities. A popular 2-day trip starts from Takijiri (40 minutes bus ride from Tanabe) and goes to Hongu. From here you can either continue to Nachi or head north to the Koyasan. The tourist office will give you a free map and all the informations you need.
|Routes through Tanabe|
|Wakayama ← Kainan ←||W E||→ Shirahama → Kushimoto → Nachi Katsu'ura|
|Wakayama ← Kainan ←||N E||→ in to → Nanki Shirahama|
|Kōya ←||N S||→ END|