Cherry blossoms around Hirune-chaya Rest Area（Hirune-chaya no Sakura）
Cherry blossoms in full bloom, coloring the superb view
Approximately 300 Yoshino cherry trees are planted around Hirune-chaya Rest Area located along the Kumano Kodo. It is located at a high altitude and commands a panoramic view of Tanabe Bay, and in this way the superb view over the sea is colored with cherry blossoms every spring.
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）