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negoro-ji pagoda

Negoro-ji Temple/ Wakayama

Negoro-ji, an ancient temple, located in the sacred Katsuragi mountains in Wakayama is enhanced by the seasonal colors. You can explore a national trasure.

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Wakanoura Bay/ Wakayama

Wakanoura bay, in Wakayama is a good choice for escaping to a less-known part of the Kansai area with rich scenic beauty, praised in the oldest Japanese poems.

Kimii-dera Temple gate

Kimii-dera Temple/ Wakayama

An impressive temple with golden Buddhas, located in Wakayama is famous for its early bloom cherry blossoms, and the magnificent view of the Wakanoura Bay.

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Hayatama Taisha Shrine/ Wakayama

Hayatama Taisha Shrine, with a 800 year old conifer tree and a sacred rock, located in Shingu City on the southeast of Wakayama, is home of nature worships.

Kumano Hongu O-torii

Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine/ Wakayama

Kumano Hongu Taisha, a world heritage registered shrine with the biggest torii gate is located at the center of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage in Wakayama.

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wakayama castle

Wakayama Castle and Park/ Wakayama

Wakayama Castle is on a small hill and gives you good views over the town. In spring, Wakayama’s most popular spot for cherry blossom viewing.

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