Yellow leaves at the Hirune-chaya Rest Area（Hirune-chaya no Koyo）
Yellow carpet glowing brightly at sunset
The Hirune-chaya Rest Area, located in the Shiomitoge-goe Section along the Kumano Kodo, commands a superb panoramic view over Tanabe Bay. In autumn, the ginkgo leaves turn yellow in front of the facility. When the leaves fall, a yellow carpet covers the entire area.
80 min. on foot from “Nagaoguchi”[長尾口] bus stop. Bus service for Nagaoguchi is available from JR Kii-Tanabe Sta. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For details, please check:
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）