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Other Sightseeing Spots in Wakayama Area

  • Bandoko Garden
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi
    This place of scenic beauty is located in Bandoko no Hana, Saikazaki, Wakayama City. The garden, which is located on flat ground that protrudes into the ocean, was once the site of a watchtower used by the Kishu Domain to watch for approaching ships. Notable for its beautiful coastline formed by rare Kishu bluestone, the garden has also been selected as one of 50 places of scenic beauty in the Setonaikai National Park Special Zone. Visitors can view the seasonal flowers and also enjoy activities such as fishing from the shore, swimming at the attached private beach, barbecuing (reservation required). The garden also hosts weddings and other events and has even been used as a filming location for dramas.
  • Burakuri-cho
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Nakanotanaminaminocho 25
    A shopping street located in Wakayama City. The overarching term used for the six shopping streets of Hon-machi, Burakuri-cho, Nakaburakuri-cho, Higashiburakuri-cho, Burakuri-cho O-dori, and Kitaburakuri-cho, the origins of the shopping street date back to a city renewal project initiated by local residents after the area was destroyed in a massive fire in 1830. A variety of events are held here, such as the Poplohas Market craft market every second Sunday of the month.
  • Awashima Kaido Road
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Kada
  • Furo-bashi Bridge
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Wakauranaka 3
  • Meiko Shopping street
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Wakauranaka 1
  • Manyonokoji
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Wakauraminami 3-11
  • Nishi Koremaru Garden
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Ichibanchou 3
  • Wakanora
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Shinwakaura 1759 waka of Ura tourism association
  • wakayamajou kouyoukei Garden
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Ichibanchou Wakayama castle inside
  • Sandambashi
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Wakauranaka 3
  • Saikazaki Lighthouse
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Saikazaki Takanosuyama 809-2 , 810-2
  • Tomogashima Lighthouse
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi Kada 2673
  • Kawanishi Bridge
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    Wakayama Wakayama-shi
  • Wakayamajanjanyokocho
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    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Shimazakichou 3-chome 27

Wakayama Main Areas

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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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