Experience Wakayama's remarkable world of temples, mountains and the ocean.

Wakayama is easy to get to from Kansai Airport. Mount Koya, located in the north part of the prefecture, is a region known since ancient times for its cultivation of Buddhism. Some other popular features of Wakayama are the beaches along the coast, hot spring resorts and plentiful fresh seafood. Although going by car is convenient, the local train lines, including a visit to Nitama, the Stationmaster cat, at Kishi Station, are special pleasures not to be had anywhere else.

Getting There

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Things to Do

Kumano Kodo walking and taxi tours, casual driving and kayaking at Shirahama, hot springs, U-pick fruit and more

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