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Adventure World
Adventure World

The 800 square kilometers that make up the giant wildlife theme park of Wakayama Adventure World is the perfect destination for a family day out. With a safari park, zoo, aquarium, amusement park, and the famous Panda Land, there is enough to keep you entertained for the entire day.

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Awashima Shrine
Awashima Shrine

A Shinto shrine in Wakayama Prefecture, Awashima-jinja Shrine is known for offering blessings of good fortune, children, and easy childbirth to women. The shrine is particularly known for having a “kuyo” point for dolls and needles.

Dorokyo
Dorokyo

Dorokyo is a gorge on the Kitayama-gawa River famous for its steep cliffs, clear emerald waters, and unique rock formations. Travelling by jet boat is a fun and easy way to experience this natural treasure from water level.

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Fudarakusan-ji
Fudarakusan-ji

Fudarakusan-ji (補陀洛山寺, Fudarakusan-ji) is Tendai temple of the Higashimuro district, Wakayama prefecture, Japan. The name of temple comes from mount Potalaka. It is said to have been founded by Ragyō Shōnin, a monk from India.

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Ichimai-iwa Monolith
Ichimai-iwa Monolith

Introducing one of the most beautiful spots of Wakayama prefecture, hidden in the Kozagawa area: Ichimai-Iwa Monolith. Legend says that visiting it on a rainy day will bring you happiness. Introducing one of the most beautiful spots of Wakayama prefecture, hidden in the Kozagawa area: Ichimai-Iwa Monolith.

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Jison-in
Jison-in

Jison-in is located in the town of Kudoyama, in Wakayama prefecture. Trains depart regularly for Kudoyama from Osaka's Namba Station. The ride takes about an hour.

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Kawayu Hot Spring
Kawayu Hot Spring

Kawayu Onsen Accommodations Kawayu Onsen Access Kawayu Onsen. Kawayu Onsen is a geological thermal wonder located on the Oto River, a tributary of the Kumano-gawa River. “Kawa” means “river” and “yu” means “hot water”. In Kawayu Onsen hot spring water bubbles to the surface of the crystal clear river.

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Kimiidera
Kimiidera

641-0012 Wakayama, Wakayama, Kimiidera 673, Japan – Good location – show map After booking, all of the property’s details, including telephone and address, are provided in your booking confirmation and your account.

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Kumano Hayatama Taisha
Kumano Hayatama Taisha

Kumano Hayatama Taisha 熊野速玉大社. Kumano Hayatama Taisha is located at the mouth of the Kumano-gawa River where the continuous flow of waters from the sacred heights of the Kii Mountains empty into the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. The nature in and around the shrine is an integral part of this Grand Shrine’s precincts and annual rituals.

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Kumano Nachi Taisha
Kumano Nachi Taisha

Kumano Nachi Taisha (熊野那智大社) is a Shinto shrine and part of the UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range of Japan. The Kumano Kodō route connects it to other sites under the same classification, which are primarily located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

Kushimoto Marine Parc
Kushimoto Marine Parc

KUSHIMOTO MARINE PARK is the first marine park established in Japan. The park located along Sabiura Coast in Kushimoto, where is the southern-most point of Honshu, Mainland of Japan. Kuroshio Current washes the coast, sea water is clear and warm all the year round.

Kyoto University Shirahama Aquarium
Kyoto University Shirahama Aquarium

Operated by Kyoto University. This aquarium opened to the public in 1930 as a part of the marine biological laboratory of Kyoto University. It is one of the few aquariums operated by universities.

Momijidani Teien Garden
Momijidani Teien Garden

The Momijidani Teien Garden located within the castle grounds, also offers the chance to enjoy autumn foliage in a beautiful traditional Japanese garden.

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Mount Izumi Katsuragi
Mount Izumi Katsuragi

Mount Izumi Katsuragi is an 858 metres (2,815 ft) mountain located on the Kongō Range, straddling the prefectural boundary between Osaka and Wakayama in Japan. Parts of the mountain lie in Kishiwada and Kaizuka, Osaka, as well as in Kinokawa, Wakayama.

Mount Nachi
Mount Nachi

Mt. Nachi in Wakayama We travelled to Mt Nachi, which is a four hour drive from Osaka, where you’ll find a stunning waterfall (Nachi Falls) and Seiganto-ji, a temple which dates back to the 4th century.

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Mt. Gomadan
Mt. Gomadan

The Origin of Mount Gomadan (Joint Translation by S.Ryujin&Casey.A) At the end of the Heian era (794-1192), the samurai were to take the place of the court nobles in ruling Japan. In the struggle for power, two strong families emerged: the Minamoto and Taira.

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Nanki-Shirahama Onsen
Nanki-Shirahama Onsen

In Shirahama, nature is well-balanced. All these will make your time here well worthwhile. All these will make your time here well worthwhile. Layar is a free augmented reality (AR) browser for iOS and Android devices. With Layar on your mobile device, you can enjoy AR apps all around the world.

Negoro-ji
Negoro-ji

Negoro-ji also further compliments the religious aspect of Wakayama because Koyasan and the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes in the Kii Peninsula are fantastic places to visit. The marvel of Wakayama is truly amazing because “another heart beats” strongly in special areas where nature, religion, history, culture, art, and other positive aspects of life can be found in abundance.

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Niutsuhime Shrine
Niutsuhime Shrine

www.niutsuhime.or.jp Glossary of Shinto Niutsuhime Shrine or Nibutsuhime Shrine (丹生都比売神社, Niutsuhime-jinja, Nibutsuhime-jinja) is a Shinto shrine in Ito district, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

Okunoin
Okunoin

“Okunoin” is the center of the faith of Mt. Koyasan and is the sacred place where Buddhism Great Teacher Kukai did Nyujo (*) at the age of 62 years old in 835. *Nyujo is one of the ultimate ascetic practices of Shingon Esoteric Buddhism.

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Onderwater Observeer Toren
Onderwater Observeer Toren

Wakayama é produtora da maior parte de mikan (tangerina) do Japão. Por ter muitas montanhas seus pontos turísticos populares são bem afastados um do outro. Os aeroportos mais próximos são: Kansai International Airport em Osaka e Nanki-Shirahama Airport em Shirahama.

Oyunohara
Oyunohara

Oyunohara spreads behind the largest Torii Gate in Japan (about 34 meters tall and 42 meters wide). Since ancient times, people of Japan have made pilgrimage to sacred Kumano Sanzan (three grand shrines of Kumano); Hongu, Shingu and Nachi.

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Place of Worship, Hirou-Jinja
Place of Worship, Hirou-Jinja

Wakayama knitting industry is Southern WAKAAMAY AREA 熊 野 16 14 15 17 20 18 19 Banner of Kumano Hongu Grand Shrine (Hongu Town) Since long ago, the three-

Porto Europe
Porto Europe

Porto Europe: A European Amusement Park in Wakayama! Wakayama City. Porto Europe is a full-scale replica of the streets in Europe. ... Follow @favy_jp_com

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Saikazaki
Saikazaki

Saikazaki (雑賀崎, Saika-Zaki) is a cape in the southern part of Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture, and is a specially designated region by Setonaikai National Park.

Sandanbeki Dokutsu Cave
Sandanbeki Dokutsu Cave

Sandanbeki Cave is close to Wakayama's famous Shirahama Beach, at the bottom of a beautiful cliff-side view point. Visitors can explore this impressive cave that was once a hidden pirate's lair. Sandanbeki Cave is close to Wakayama s famous Shirahama Beach, at the bottom of a beautiful cliff-side view point.

Seiganto-ji
Seiganto-ji

Seiganto-ji Temple. Wakayama, Kansai. Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest; Share: Precious main hall built in 1590 Historic sacred place in harmony with natural scenes. The temple in Wakayama is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site as part of “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range.” Though the year of is establishment is not recorded, there are signs that nature ...

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Senjojiki
Senjojiki

Facing the Pacific Ocean, Senjojiki is a plateau of huge rocks created by the erosion of the ocean's waves. The name "Senjojiki" comes from the fact that it looks like several thousand Tatami mats joined together. By standing on top of the plateau near the ocean, you can enjoy the thrill of watching surging waves crashing against the rocks.

Sessha Kannokura Shrine
Sessha Kannokura Shrine

Niutsuhime Shrine or Nibutsuhime Shrine (丹生都比売神社, Niutsuhime-jinja, Nibutsuhime-jinja) is a Shinto shrine in Ito district, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. The main hall is partially built in the kasuga-zukuri style.

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Shionomisaki Lighthouse
Shionomisaki Lighthouse

Shionomisaki Lighthouse, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama, Japan. 8 likes · 351 were here. Shionomisaki Lighthouse is a lighthouse on Cape Shionomisaki in...

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Shirahama Beach
Shirahama Beach

www.town.shirahama.wakayama.jp Shirahama (白浜町, Shirahama-chō) is a town in Nishimuro District, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Shirahama is a resort town on the south coast of Wakayama Prefecture.

Takijiri-oji
Takijiri-oji

Nakahechi Route | Takijiri-oji to Tsugizakura-oji Route Guide | Takijiri-oji to Tsugizakura-oji Nakahechi Route Guide List Takijiri-oji to Tsugizakura-oji. This one-day hike begins at the Takijiri-oji shrine beside the Tonda River and follows a mountain trail passing through Takahara and Chikatsuyu village to Tsugizakura-oji.

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Wakayama Castle
Wakayama Castle

Wakayama Castle (和歌山城, Wakayama-jō) in Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, sits at the mouth of the Kii River. Originally Ōta castle, home of the Saiga Ikki, it was captured by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1585, during the Siege of Negoro-ji; many monks from Negoro-ji sought refuge in Ōta, which was soon destroyed by flood.

Wakayama Castle West Place,
Wakayama Castle West Place,

Sightseeing Guide. Tourist attractions include historic Wakayama Castle and exciting Wakayama Marina City. ... 73-422-1871 E-MAIL. front@granvia-wakayama.co.jp

Wakayama Marina City
Wakayama Marina City

Wakayama Marina City is a resort town built on an artificial island of 49 hectares (121 acres) in size, in Wakaura Bay, part of the larger Osaka Bay.

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