Kushimoto Town Walk & Clean Tour Plus Sometimes Walk and Eat !?

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Kushimoto Tour in Wakayama ~Energize local communities through tourism~
Area
Kansai Wakayama
Period
2023-10-01 00:00 - 2023-12-31 23:30
Venue
JR Kushimoto Station Kushimoto, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama 649-3503

Kushimoto Tour in Wakayama
No.1 Kushimoto Town Walk & Clean Tour Plus Occasional Eating Around !?

The historical culture of Kushimoto, the town of Tombolo, a land formed in the sea, was also closely related to the sea!

Attraction of this tour】
◆ History & Culture
We will tour the town built on a sandbar and visit historic buildings such as Muryō-ji Temple and Touson-tei Pavilion.

◆ Natural Environment
Visitors can feel the boundary between the sea and land through a beachcombing experience at Suga beach, a beach at the forefront of the formation of sandbars.

◆ What you can learn
Visitors can enjoy both historical and natural aspects of Kushimoto Town, one of the three major tombolo in Japan.

Muryo-ji Temple - The sliding door paintings 'Tiger' and 'Dragon' by Nagasawa Rosetsu, a famous painter of the Edo period, are on display.

【Guide Information】
Nanki-Kushimoto Tourist Association Guide

(Left)   Hiroko Shibasaki
(Middle)   Kazuo Ueno
(Right)   Takamaru Nakae

Guides other than those listed above may lead the tour.

【Tour Information】
●Minimum number of people
Minimum 3 persons

●Ages
Elementary school students and above
※Elementary school students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

●Required Time
3.5 hours

●Fee
Adult : 6,000 yen
Elementary school students and younger: 3,000 yen
※Fees are to be paid in cash to the guide at the meeting place on the day of the tour. Please have the exact amount ready.
※The above fee includes admission to the Okyo Rosetsu Museum and a one-way community bus ride to Kushimoto Station.


●Cancellation Policy
The day before: 50%
On the day of the tour: 100%
※If you wish to cancel your tour, please contact us by phone (Nanki-Kushimoto Tourist Association : 0735-62-3171) or e-mail (info@kankou-kushimoto.jp).
※Cancellation fees will be charged at the above rates depending on the date of cancellation notice.



●Things to bring on the day
・Drinks
・Wear comfortable walking clothes, a hat, and work gloves if you have them
・Insect repellent, sunscreen, or cold protection depending on the season

Beachcombing

●Schedule for the day
13:00 Meet at JR Kushimoto Station(Google Map)
Please gather at JR Kushimoto Station.
We will meet you at the JR Kushimoto Station for registration, guide staff introductions, tour briefing, and a pre-departure restroom check.


・Tour begins
Starting with the hidden power spot Yagura Shrine in Yanokuma, the tour will visit historic buildings in the town, including Muryo-ji Temple, where you can see sliding door paintings by Okyo and Rosetsu that have been designated as national important cultural properties in ※Kushimoto Okyo Rosetsu Art Museum, and Touson-tei, where you can learn about a little-known anecdote.
Might be also naval facilities used during the Pacific War?
※The real ones may be on loan for exhibitions. Please check the Muryo-ji Temple website for the availability of exhibits.

In the latter half of the tour, you will have a beachcombing experience at the beach at the forefront of the formation of a sandbar.

※The location and content of the tour may be subject to change due to weather and wave conditions, and at the discretion of the guide.



・16:30 ~ Take a community bus from near seashore and disperse at JR Kushimoto Station

Underground war remains - the site of a naval radio transmitting station used during the Pacific War

【Tour Reservation】
●Reservation deadline
Tours can be booked until noon the day before.
(e.g., for a reservation for 9/10, the reservation deadline is 9/9 by 12:00 p.m.)


●Reservations
Click here to book your tour
Please check our Google Calendar and select a date when there is an available appointment slot.
Reservations can be made using the form below the calendar.



Inquiries
Nanki-Kushimoto Tourism Association

33, Kushimoto, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama 649-3503, Japan (On the premises of JR Kushimoto Station)
Tel:0735-62-3171 / FAX: 0735-62-1070 / Email: info@kankou-kushimoto.jp
Business hours: 08:30 - 17:30 (Open all year round)

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