Tanabe Station Hotel

961 Minato, Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 646-0031, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $63.00
 

Travel Blogs from Tanabe

Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc

15

... out to be one very, very wet day) along the trail to our meeting place back at the Cherry Tree / Teahouse. This was the first time we met others along the trail. They, however, were looking for a bus to keep them out of the rain. We slogged along quite proud of the fact we had on our good old Canadian rain gear. What we didn't figure was the heat. Ended up just as wet inside our gear as out. No wonder there are so many umbrellas for sale in ...

Last day of hiking

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

40

... it isn’t very readily available for consumption in Japan, except in locations that are close to an active fish market, as exists in Katsura.
Our hotel for the evening sits on its own island, a short 10 minute boat ride away from the main town, on boats shaped like orcas, turtles and other sea creatures — all very cute! The hotel is beautiful, and very traditional. Shortly after we checked into our wonderful corner suite, with a fantastic view of ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

82

... on a limited basis, until shortly after WW1, when the military component of the country began to assert itself much more strongly. This ultimately led to a very aggressive military campaign by the Japanese to dramatically expand their territory, with the ill-fated attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
The major cities and the entire country were bombed unmercifully during the ensuing four years, culminating with the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Given ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... is unusual in that the top of the mountain is flat, allowing for a large temple complex to be constructed here. The flat portion is surrounded by eight mountains, said to be situated like a lotus flower, which is what buddha always sits on, so it was and is perfect for a temple location. Fudoin is one of the oldest temples in Koya, and the current building here is over 450 years old, but was established over 1,100 years ago. It has been a ...

Pious pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by benandmartin

19

... several hills covered with forests (nothing is a proper mountain anymore after Nepal). It's particularly nice because the path is dotted with over 100 small shrines which we used to measure our progress - although technically I think we were meant to pray or perform some kind of ritual at each one.

It rained heavily on the first day but being proper hardcore pilgrims and not wanting the divine beings to be disappointed with us we pressed ...

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This hotel, located on 961 Minato, Tanabe, is near Adventure World.
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