Other Shopping Spots in Wakayama Area

  • JA Kinosato Farmers Market Mekkemon Square
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Shopping
    Wakayama Pref. Kinokawashi Toyoda 56-3
    This farmers market is about a 30-minute drive from the Hanwa Expressway's Sennan Interchange. The largest of the JA Kinosato locations, it's bursting with local produce like fruit and vegetables. They also have a variety of other items including flowers like spray mums, tricolor chrysanthemums, and roses, prepared foods like dried plums, pickles, and Kinzanji miso, handicrafts, and more. Their food court features items like gelato, soft serve cream, rice balls, and curry made with fine ingredients. Take-out is also available.

    色々な野菜や果物が売られています。今回は、白菜が一玉100円と格安だったので買って帰りました。キャッシレス還元5%がうれしいです。

  • Kaisen Senbei Nanki
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    4.0
    19 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Wakayama Pref. Tanabeshi Shinjouchou 3076-1
    A souvenir and gift shop situated along Prefectural Route 33 facing Uchinoura Bay. Inside, visitors will find ebisen shrimp crackers and all manner of seafood senbei rice crackers. Visitors can also watch the shop’s senbei being made via a window in the workshop area. In addition, the shop offers samplings of crackers hot off the griddle and free coffee, visitors can stop by and take a snack break while gazing at the picturesque ocean nearby. The adjoining restaurant serves homemade dishes like local vegetable tempura and sweets all-you-can-eat buffet style. The shop’s parking area is spacious and can accommodate many vehicles, making the shop the perfect place to stop at and take a break while on a long drive through the area.

    白良浜の道中に見つけて立ち寄りました。 一袋530円〜種類はかなり豊富です。 無料コーヒースペースと試食販売スペースは分かれています。 淡路島のたこせんべいの里と似ているので 系列が同じか聞いてみたら違うとの事。 休憩の立ち寄りには良いと思います。

  • JA Kinan Farmers' Market Kisaikan
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    4.0
    11 Reviews
    Shopping
    Wakayama Tanabe-shi Akizucho 752-1
    "Located a five-minute drive from the Nanki Tanabe Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, this is a base for ""locally grown, locally consumed"" food in JA Kinan, and it is the largest farmers' market in the region. Varieties of sweet mandarin oranges are available throughout the year, and since free samples are provided, customers can ""try before they buy."" The food sold here, whether it is saury sushi, miso, pickled vegetables, or bread, is all handmade on local farms, using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, for a real homemade taste. There is also a wide selection of locally produced dried plums and tea products. From time to time, events are held in which customers can try harvesting mandarin oranges or plums or arranging flowers."

    ここを訪れる前に同じく田辺市内にある産直市場「産直市場よってっていなり本館」で買い物をしており、農産物直売所のハシゴをしてみました。結論から言うと、「産直市場よってっていなり本館」の方が良かったです。こちらのお店は、同じような時間帯に行ったのに、それほど賑わっていませんでしたし、商品の陳列も、欠品してるせいなのか隙間が空いているところもあり、結局、売り場の見物だけして買い物はしませんでした。もう少...

  • Sanchoku Market Yottette, (Roadside Station Kudoyama Shop)
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
    Shopping
    Wakayama Ito-gun Kudoyamacho Nyugo 5-5
    This farmer's market is attached to Roadside Station Kaki-no-Sato Kudoyama in Kudoyama Town. It sells local produce as well as jam and other processed products. Persimmon is a local specialty of Kudoyama Town, so the market is stocked with both fresh and dried permissions from the area's many farms during the persimmon season. The market also carries a good selection of seasonal fruit delivered from places including Katsuragi Town and Kinokawa City. One of the market's attractions is that it carries not only local specialties but also a variety of daily necessities. This makes it a destination not just for buying souvenirs while sightseeing but also for a little everyday shopping.

    弘法太師さまの母公のお寺として有名な慈尊院のすぐ近くにありました。和歌山ということでみかん、梅はもちろん、マスカットや柿などその時期の旬のフルーツがたくさんお値打ちに販売されていました。また生鮮食料品も一緒にあるので道の駅というよりほぼ食品スーパーです。地元の方が多いのか、2時すぎでもかなり混雑していました。

  • Farmer's Market Yacchon Hiroba
    Shopping
    Wakayama Hashimoto-shi Kishikami 522-1
    "This farmer's market is located near the Kinokawa River a 15-minute walk from Kii-Yamada Station on the JR Wakayama Line. It sells fresh fruits and vegetables, mushrooms, and other produce delivered straight from local farms. The food court on the first floor of the market is popular for gelato made with fresh local fruits and vegetables. The Syokusaikan restaurant on the second floor serves up local flavors to enjoy. ""Yacchon"" has a number of meanings including ""gather around, everybody!"" or ""leave it up to me!"" The name was selected from the hope that the market would ""bustle with lots of people and provide customers with satisfaction and smiles."""
  • JA Arida Farmer's Market Aridakko
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Shopping
    Wakayama Pref. Aridagunaridagawachou Habu 33-1
    This farmer's market located on Prefectural Route 22 in Habu, Aridagawa Town, Arida County, sells agricultural produce direct from farmers. On sale are fresh vegetables, fruits, and flowers, always in season, as well as the famous Wakayama tangerines, Arida Mikan. Food fairs and food education events are also held from time to time.

    この時期、有田はなんと言ってもみかんです!他府県ナンバーの車がいっぱい来ています。生産者の顔の見える販売です。

  • Agricultural Cooperative Corporation Kibi Produce Market Dondon Plaza
    Shopping
    Wakayama Arida-gun Aridagawacho Sho 1003-2
    This farmers market is designed to be a place where customers can see the faces of the people that made the products on sale. The market is filled with fresh, picked-daily local vegetables, fruits, flowers, and more. Arida is famous for its abundant citrus fruit production, and customers will also find a wide variety of seasonal citrus fruits here, including mikan, dekopon, ponkan, Hassaku, and navel oranges. In addition, the market holds numerous events, including mikan picking in a nearby mikan farm from mid-November to mid-December.
  • JA Nagamine Farmer's Market Toritatehiroba
    Shopping
    Wakayama Kainan-shi Shikone Nishi 2-3-5
    This farmer's market is located about five minutes from Kainan-higashi Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway. It offers safe, high-quality, and fresh produce and processed products that are produced locally. A system that contacts producers with sales information in real time allows them quickly restock their products, preventing shortages. One of the popular services the market offers is free recipes that make use of seasonal ingredients. The market also frequently hosts events focused on seasonal fruits and vegetables.
  • Tachiyori Dokoro
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Wakayama Hashimoto-shi Koyaguchicho Nagura 288
    "This facility located a five-minute walk from JR Koyaguchi Station exhibits and sells local products and also serves as a hub for regional exchange and information dissemination. It is notable for its Furusato Architectural Landscape Award-winning retro warehouse-style exterior. Its name is a pun that the word ""stopping by (tachiyori)"" sounds similar to the word ""cutting the piece of cloth"", which refers to the Koyaguchi District's thriving pile weave texture industry. It sells a number of textile products that make excellent presents and souvenirs including handkerchiefs made with Saiori, a Japanese Chenille fabric invented by a local weaver in the late 19th century, as well as accessory cases made with Pile Gobelins, a local brand of pile fabric. Sightseeing bicycle rentals are also available."

    ひねキングカレーを探しに入って見たのですが、やはり品切れとなっていました。店員さんに聞きますと、鳥が追い付かないらしく、一週間後に入荷するかもと親切に教えてくれました。

  • Shiosai Building Nikoniko Indoor Marketplace
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Shopping
    Wakayama Nishimuro-gun Shirahamacho Hiki 2039
    "This is a farmers' market that sells local agricultural products, an 11-minute drive from JR Hikigawa Station. Because of careful management of production records, customers can buy safe and reliable fresh fruits and vegetables at low prices. In addition to fresh foods, the market also sells processed foods, such as dried pickled plums, pickled radishes, and saury sushi. The growers and producers work the cash register every day, so that customers can speak directly with them and learn about ways to cook exoic vegetables and other market products. About ten times a year, the market holds a ""customer appreciation day,"" offering free treats, such as rice porridge or zenzai (red bean soup made with azuki beans) as well as new rice or other crops."

    JA紀南がやっている、農産物の直販所です。伺った時はおばあさん達が2たりで店番をされていました。時期的にか?農産物は余り多くありませんでしたが、お店の中は田舎の良い雰囲気。農家の方が交代で店番をされているとか、小さな李を売っていたので、買って食べたら、今まで食べた事の無い無茶「旨」でした。

  • Hoko-an
    Travel / Tourism
    Wakayama Pref. Higashimuroguntaijichou Taiji 2173-1
    A workshop in Taiji Town, Higashimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture which makes and sells whale-themed folk crafts; whales are a symbol of the town of Taiji. The cute, round bodies of the shop’s lucky earthenware whale bells called “Kissho Kujira Dorei”, which are based on a local legend about a whale, make them popular souvenirs. The workshop sells a wide variety of uniquely designed items, including tableware and toothpick holders. Hoko-an also holds classes in which participants can paint their own ceramic pieces (reservation required). You can bring home your completed piece the same day.
  • Koyasan Daisido
    Shopping
    Wakayama Pref. Itogunkouyachou Kouyasan 732-1
    This incense and fragrant wood specialty shop is located in Koya Town, Ito County, Wakayama Prefecture. Its white walls and black tiling give it a very grand appearance. It manufactures and sells products used inside the temples of Mt. Koya as well as products for cemetery visits and Buddhist altars at home. You’ll find the famous “reiko” incense as well as sandalwood, Koya mutsugi, and more. There are also incenses and scented oils that assist with healing and getting rid of bad smells, as well as several items that make great souvenirs. The adorable scented bags are a popular purchase.
  • Yamaguchi Kohodo
    Travel / Tourism
    Wakayama Pref. Higashimurogunnachikatsurachou Nachisan 167-2
    "This souvenir shop is half way along the approach to Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine and Seigantoji Temple. They sell traditional Nachiguro inkstones used for calligraphy, made of Nachiguroishi black stone. Officially designated Wakayama Prefecture souvenirs, these items are of such superb quality that they've been presented to the Imperial family as gifts. The second-generation shopkeeper is recognized as a Wakayama Prefecture master craftsman and has won the Japan Inter-Design Award. The shop is renowned for a kind of inkstone known as the ""Mandala-no-Michi,"" made from a particularly rare variety of Nachiguroishi black stone. Their figurines of owls and the mythical yatagarasu are popular."
  • "Shiga Fureai no Sato ""Arigato no Mise"""
    Shopping
    Wakayama Ito-gun Katsuragicho Shiga 1348-2
    This farmer's market is located along National Route 480, which connects Katsuragi Town to Koyasan. Customers can feel the warmth of being welcomed by the elderly people who work in the region. The market offers local seasonal vegetables and processed products such as miso paste, rice cake, and pickles at reasonable prices. The Makuni River that flows nearby is a firefly habitat, making the area a major sightseeing destination in the summer. The market's large parking lot makes it a convenient hub for sightseeing by car.
  • Kaki no Chaya Yorimichi
    Shopping
    Wakayama Ito-gun Katsuragicho Nishiiburi 612-1
    This farmer's market is located on a farm road that runs along the Bentendani River a 10-minute walk from JR Nakaiburi Station. It sells locally-grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, processed products, and other items. Katsuragi is a major fruit producing town, so the market has an especially repertoire of fruit varieties. An attached cafe serves fresh strawberry juice, peach smoothies, and other drinks made with fresh fruit. The cafe also offers a number of popular items that incorporate local flavors such as yakitori-don (grilled chicken on rice) made with Kishu Umedori chicken. The lively market also regularly serves as a venue for town events and fairs.
  • Shibuta no Sho Ikeki
    Shopping
    Wakayama Ito-gun Katsuragicho Higashishibuta 336-1
    This farmer's market is located on National Route 480 heading from JR Kaseda Station to Koyasan. It sells fruit from local orchards, local specialties, and other products. The market is notable for having its own plum orchard and chestnut farm. In the spring the market sells umeshu (plum wine) and umeboshi (pickled plums). In the fall, visitors can enjoy harvesting and roasting chestnuts. The farm grows an especially wide range of plums in the spring including Koume, Kojiroume, and Nankobai plums. Jams and other processed products made with the fruit grown on the farm make great souvenirs.
  • Midori no Sato Farmer's Market
    Shopping
    Wakayama Kaiso-gun Kiminocho Nishino 971-1
    "This farmer's market is located inside the Fureiaikan at Nokami Fureiai Park in Kimino Town. The market sells produce raised in a naturally-rich racing environment, processed products, and other items. Some of the many and diverse items available include fruits such as mandarin oranges and persimmons, umeboshi (pickled plums), jam, yam cake, and hemp palm products. The market's motto of providing ""safe and high-quality products from the clear traceability"" is based on a desire to share great things with the people who come to the market."
  • JA Kinosato Farmer's Market OINACITY
    Shopping
    Wakayama Iwade-shi Ibaramoto 20
    "This farmer's market is located about a 20-minute walk from Iwade Station on the JR Wakayama Line. It is the sister store of the Mekkemon Hiroba farmer's market, which is also operated by JA Kinosato. The market, which opened in 2013, offers locally-harvested fresh fruits and vegetables, rice, and other agricultural products at reasonable prices. Other popular offerings include bento boxes and side dishes made with seasonal ingredients. Every Saturday there is a morning market called ""OINA Utagoe Marche"" where producers sell their products face-to-face with customers."
  • SUPER Ever Green (Iwade Takatsuka Store)
    Shopping
    Wakayama Iwade-shi Takatsuka 188-1 Super Ever Green Plaza Iwade Takatsuka
    This farmer's market is located about a five-minute walk from JR Wakayama Line Iwade Station. It offers locally-sourced fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, and other products at reasonable prices. The market's biggest attraction is its diverse selection, which is made possible by the one of the biggest shopping floors in the region. The market also features a pharmacy and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, making it a convenient place to shop after work.
  • Tobe-yaki Ware Loire and TAZU Bread Making School
    Shopping
    Wakayama Iwade-shi Nakabusa 411
    This shop specializing in Tobe ware is located about a 17-minute walk from Iwade Station on the JR Wakayama Line. It offers a selection of Tobe ware with a particular focus on tableware such as rice bowls, tea cups, and coffee mugs well-suited for everyday use.

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Wakayama prefecture unites pilgrims, food lovers, and culture buffs in a tranquil corner of Japan at the base of the Kii Peninsula. The setting for many a Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail, Wakayama invites those in search of spirituality from one side of the prefecture to the other, from the 100-plus Buddhist temples of the sacred Mount Koya in the west to the inspiring temples of the Kumano Sanzan set among breathtaking nature in the east. Once the grueling hike is complete, make a beeline for Wakayama city to savor some of the country's most delicious ramen noodles.

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