Sights in Wakayama

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20-ken road

Is a wide 36 meters, and with a total length of 8 kilometers road filled with cheery blossoms, and is known to be one of the best spots to enjoy the stunning ch

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Kii-Katsuura

Katsuura is an area famous for its hot springs and its proximity to the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route, a World Heritage Site.

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Nachi Falls

This waterfall is one of the three most famous falls in Japan. Nachi Falls has the highest drop at 133m, making it the country's tallest waterfall.

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Sanju no To

Sanju no To is a 3-story pagoda located between Nachi-taisha Shrine and Nachisan Seiganto-ji Temple.

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Nachisan Seiganto-ji Temple

Nachisan Seiganto-ji Temple is a famous sacred site that many worshippers still visit nowadays.

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Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine

This shrine is one of the three shrines composing the Kumano Sanzan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Adventure World

This theme park, aquarium and zoo features many animals from different parts of the world. Adventure World in Wakayama Prefecture offers visitors the chance to

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Koyasan Jizo Pyramid

Piled up within the Okuno-in Cemetery on Mount Koya, this pyramid of Jizo statues was found during an excavation project at the cemetery. The pyramid-like struc

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Koyasan Hasu Pond

Located in front of Kangaku-in, a training ground for the monks living on Mount Koya, this pond, also known as Lotus Pond, was built to relieve suffering among

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Koyasan Ichinohashi Bridge

Directly translating to "first bridge", this bridge serves as the traditional entrance to Okuno-in Temple up on Mount Koya. It is about a 15 minute walk from th

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Koyasan Gokusho

This temple office on Mount Koya is located just before the bridge leading to the holy sanctuary of Okuno-in Temple and cemetery. Here, visitors can purchase ha

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Gokurakubashi Rail Station

Operated by Nankai Electric Railway, this train station is the final stop of the Nankai Koya Line. From here, visitors can travel up onto Mount Koya, either by

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Koyasan Gobyobashi Bridge

This bridge leads to the holy sanctuary of Okuno-in Temple, one of the largest cemeteries in Japan. It spans across the Tamagawa River, where pilgrims cleanse t

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Koyasan Chumon Gate

Dating back more than 1,200 years ago, this brightly painted red, white and green gate leads to Mount Koya's main temple, Danjo Garan. Chumon Gate has undergone

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Shojoshin-in Temple

This traditional and historic Buddhist temple is one of the oldest temples in Koyasan. Visitors can stay at the temple overnight. The temple is conveniently loc

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Sekisho-in Temple

Visitors can experience an overnight stay and the lifestyle of monks at this historical Buddhist temple. All rooms are Japanese-style and vegetarian​ meals are

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Mizumuke Jizo

Located within the precincts of Okuno-in Temple, this row of Jizo statues sits right next to the Gokusho offering hall. Visitors throw water on the statues to p

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Koyasan Cable Car

From Gokurakubashi Station, the cable car takes visitors to Koyasan Station. The 5-minute ride costs 390 yen.