Sights in Wakayama

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Konpon Daito

This pagoda is two-tiered and 45 meters tall. The Japanese monk Kobo Daishi began the construction of the pagoda, which was finished by his disciples. A statue

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Kondo Hall

Located right next to Kongobu-ji Temple, this hall is a large wooden Buddhist hall. Many ceremonies are held inside the hall, which has burned down several time

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Snoopy Town Shop (Wakayama)

This shop is located in the Wakayama Aeon Mall and specializes in character goods related to the Peanuts Gang and their beloved beagle. Peanuts is a well-known

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Koyasan Choishi Stupa Route

This walking trail, measuring roughly 24 kilometers, leads to Koyasan in Wakayama Prefecture. The trail is one of three pilgrimage routes cited as an important

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Tokugawa Mausoleum

Tokugawa-ke Reidai, Japanese for Tokugawa Family Mausoleum, enshrines the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate Ieyasu and his son Hidetada.

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Kuroshio Market

Kuroshio Market is a fish market located in Wakayama-shi.

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Tomogashima Islands

The Tomogashima Islands are a group of four islands located in Wakayama city: Jinoshima, Torajima, Okinoshima, and Kamijima. They are famous for holding a forme

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Tama Train and Kishi Station

The Tama Train (or Tama-den) is themed around Tama, a famous cat that has become a stationmaster of Kishi station.

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Sakinoyu

Located right on the coast of Shirahama, Sakinoyu is one of the oldest onsen (hot spring) spots in Japan on record. It has been operating since 658.

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Senjojiki (Wakayama)

Senjojiki is a rocky beach formed by severe erosion.

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Sandanbeki

Sandanbeki is a sea cliff located in Shirahama where visitors can explore a 36 meter deep sea cave.

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Tore Tore Market

Tore Tore Market is a fish market with a food court, located in Shirahama.

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Adumaya

Adumaya is an onsen ryokan (hot spring inn) that was originally opened in Edo era (1603–1868).

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Ryujin Onsen Motoyu

Ryujin Onsen Motoyu is a hot spring located in Wakayama.

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Wakayama Prefectural Museum

The Wakayama Prefectural Museum is a natural museum with exhibitions concerning the nature and natural life in Wakayama prefecture with and emphasis on aquatic

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Wakayama City Museum

The Wakayama City Museum is a historical museum concerned with educating people of the history and culture of Wakayama city.

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Shodou Shiryoukan

The Shodou Shiryoukan is a museum/exhibition site of Shodou (Japanese calligraphy).

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The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama

As its name suggests, this is a museum of modern art located near Wakayama castle in Wakayama prefecture. The museum contains various types of Japanese modern a