Akagi-goe (Yunomine Onsen to Funatama-jinja)
The Akagi-goe route links Yunomine Onsen, a hot spring with over 1800 years of history, and Funatama-jinja, which is on the main Nakahechi route.
It is a 6.5 km mountain trail that climbs up and over a ridge.
The Nabewari Jizo is a statue along the route. This section is often used by walkers to make a loop with the Nakahechi section from Hosshinmon-oji to Kumano Hongu Taisha.
|Distance||~6.5 km (~4.5 mi)|
|Time||3~4 hrs |
※Walking times vary. Please plan accordingly.
|Difficulty rating||2 What is difficulty rating?|
|Total Elevation Gain||~460 m (~1500 ft)|
|Total Elevation Loss||~320 m (~1050 ft)|
Buses lead to/from Yunomine Onsen daily from Tanabe: Bus Timetable #1 (Eastbound), Bus Timetable #2 (Westbound). Buses to/from Hosshinmon-oji and Kii-Tanabe also run through Nakahechi, Yunomine Onsen, Kawayu Onsen, and Hongu. Bus Timetable #6. See also Bus Timetable #1.
|Nearest Bus Stops||Yunomine Onsen, Hosshinmon-oji.|