We walk Kumano Kodo Street Iseji.

Higashikishu Chikishinko Kousha

See, and it seems Manabu Kumano society; with Manabu Kumano

1.With Manabu Kumano society

(1) Establishment process


 They saw, and Manabu Kumano society researched areas studies such as the history, culture, nature, folk of Mie east Kishu area (Kihoku-cho, Owase-shi, Kumano-shi, Mihama-cho, Kiho-cho), and they were established for the purpose of wrestling in April, 2000 by public information spread of rediscovery and research result activity of area assets.

 We study Kumano from two ways of history axis, geography axis, and network does work, researcher, expert, amateur inside and outside the area in discovery of area assets and we research and we hold issuance or forum of study magazine and, as local study think tank of public-private collaboration for east Kishu regional activation of Mie, announce the result from a wide range of viewpoints widely.


(2) Member


They see, and administration committees of Manabu Kumano society are as follows. (as of July 15, 2016)

Chairperson      Mitsuishi study (Kumano-shi)          

Vice chairperson Hanajiri is fragrant (Kumano-shi)          

                 Takeshi Kita (Kihoku-cho)          

Committee         Shigeaki Nakata (Kumano-shi)      

               mukiihirome* (Kumano-shi)      

               denchuminori* (Owase-shi)      

               Yoichi Muroya (Kumano-shi)      

               murashima** (Kihoku-cho)      

               Takeshi Matsuda (Kumano-shi)          

               Takahisa Deguchi (Owase-shi)      

               Yukiya Matsunaga (Kihoku-cho)

               Haruyuki Okuda (Kihoku-cho)

               Hiroshi Hashimoto (Owase-shi)

               Hideo Miyamoto (Kumano-shi)

               Kiyotaka Mukai (Kihoku-cho)

               Kazuhiko Yamamoto (Owase-shi)





2.Activity of society

(1) Way of thinking of Manabu Kumano


 One of the sacred places that primitive faith to do communion with gods through nature was deeper in Kumano where innocent nature was kept among the rough seas which streamed down several folds steep mountains and Kuroshio to pile on top of, and breathed till late. Person visiting for healing in this ground where nature and a lot of original scenery that lived together of Japan are left does not die out.
We reflect the history and culture, nature, industry of Kumano, east Kishu area with various charm and establish view on native district by studying and connect with regional activation and community improvement in its turn.
We see it and are way of thinking of Manabu Kumano. 


(2) Of information magazine bear


 Information magazine to introduce for cause Kumano's original culture, history, folk of plan, editing, taste of hometown, and to send charm of our area to deeply of "we see Manabu Kumano society."


"We see introduction of Manabu Kumano study magazine"


(3) Local patrol course


 Targeting at inhabitants of east Kishu 5 municipalities (Owase-shi, Kumano-shi, Kihoku-cho, Mihama-cho, Kiho-cho), deepen consciousness about local charm and cultural heritage, and, for the purpose of contributing to activation of promotion of cooperation in area and further activity through interchange again, by each municipalities once holds area patrol course about Manabu Kumano.


(4) Manabu Kumano seminar


 In metropolitan area, the prefecture outside, we hold various courses to send information of Kumano.

Sightseeing information

We show around way of good luck inherited ancient times

  • Riches of the soil
  • Good luck of river
  • Good luck of village
  • Blessing of the sea