Benkei Festival（Benkei Matsuri）
Festival based on the Benkei legend
According to folklore, Musashibo Benkei (a famous Japanese warrior monk) was born in Tokei-jinja Shrine in Tanabe City, which is today a World Heritage site. Based on this legend, Benkei Festival is held with great extravagance in October every year in Tanabe City.
12 min. on foot from JR Kii-Tanabe Sta.
Mifune Matsuri Festival – a Finale of the Kumano Taisha Grand Shrine Matsuri Festival (One of the Annual Grand Festivals Held at Kumano Hayatama Taisha Grand Shrine)
（Kumano Hayatama Taisha Reitai-sui, Mifune Matsuri）