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Meki-toge Pass trail
Buddhist stone statues at Meki-toge Pass
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Distance & Time
About 16km, About 5hrs.: From Tamaki town office (Tamaru Station) to Tochihara Station
--- a little hard walk

Pilgrims started their trip to Kumano from Tamaru after they vistited Ise-jingu Shrine. At Tamaru they changed their cloth to white cloth, which was uniform of pilgrims. So this is the first trail of "Ise-ji Route."
Meki-toge Pass is gentle pass with typical metamorphic rock and made of big cutting for a road.
Except Meki-toge Pass you walk on paved road, but walking through Tamaki-cho, Taki-cho and Odai-cho, you can enjoy atmosphere of old Kumano-kaido road with old guideposts, temples and Japanese-style houses.

"Meki-toge Pass trail" brief Map
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Meki-toge Pass Map 
Tamaru town office ->(slight uphill and downhill, paved road, 90mins.)-> Hara Otsuji ->(even, paved road, 20mins.)-> Eisyo-ji Temple ->(slight uphill, paved and unpaved road, 50mins.)-> Starting Point of Meki-toge Pass ->(gentle uphill and downhill, unpaved road with Senmaigan rock, 40mins.)-> Juncture to Prefectural Road ->(even, paved road, 40mins.)-> Yanahara Kannon ->(even, paved road, 50mins.)-> Intersection of Nitta ->(even, paved road, 15mins.)-> Tochihara Station

by car >Nagoya ==(Highway / 2hrs.)== Tamaki town office
>Nagoya ==(Highway / 1hrs. and 50mins.)== Tochihara Station
by train >Nagoya Station ==(Local (Kaisoku-Mie) / 1hrs. and 10mins.)== Taki Station ==(Local/10mins.)== Tamaru Station
>Nagoya Station ==(Local (Kaisoku-Mie) / 1hrs. and 10mins.)== Taki Station ==(Local/15mins.)== Tochihara Station

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