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Temporary Closures List — As of August 11, 2020 (Tue)

Kumano Kodo updates during Covid-19
News & Updates Jun/10/2020

Because of the current Covid-19 situation there are unscheduled closures and changes in opening hours.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is list is not a complete list, only a guideline. As the situation is changing quickly the information below may not be 100% up-to-date.

Please also refer to the Japan National Tourism Organization Coronavirus (COVID-19) advisory information page for nation-wide updates.

https://www.japan.travel/en/coronavirus/

日本語はこちら。

Services & Activities

Services

  • Koyasan Kumano Access Bus: Not running until June 30, 2020. Running from July partially ( only weekends and national holiday) and running regularly from August (everyday).
  • Local Bus (Ryujin Bus)Some parts of the Hongu Line: Not running temporarily. Restart full operation from May 23, 2020.

Activities

Accommodations & Facilities

Tanabe

Accommodations

Takijiri/Takahara

Accommodations

Facilities

Chikatsuyu/Nonaka

Accommodations

Hongu Area

Accommodations

Facilities

  • Kumano Hongu Taisha : The prayer time will be shortened as follows from 20 April 2020. | Worship time: 8 am to 5pm | Prayer: From 8 am to 4 pm |

Nachisan

Accommodations

Facilities

  • Kumano Nachi Taisha(Treasure Hall, Seiryoutei cafe): Closed for the time being.

Katsuura

Accommodations

  • Kumano-Bettei Nakanoshima: Restart operation from June. Open days are limited.
    Sorry, closed during these days below(2020 year).
    ■August/17,18,19,24,25,26,31
    ■September/1,7,8,14,15,22,23,28,29
    ■October/5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27
    ■November/2,3,9,10,16,17,23,24,30
    ■December/1,7,8,14,15,21,22,28,29
  • Kokoyui Guest HouseClosed until December 31, 2020.

Facilities

  • Katsuura Gyokou Nigiwai Fish Market : Closed for the time being.
  • Ki-no-Matsushima Cruising : Re-opening only schedule as below from Jul to Sep 2020.
    ■July/4,5,11,12,18,19,23,24,25,26
    ■August/1,2,8,9,10,13,14,15,16,22,23,29,30
    ■September/5,6,12,13,19,20,21,22,26,27

Shingu

Accommodations

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