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Wakayama

Wakayama: Beaches. Surfing. Bikinis. Coastal mountains. Forests crawling with land crabs. Adventure World!

Fruit Picking

  There are lots of fruit picking choices in Kansai. Plenty of farms and facilities allow visitors to come in and choose their own fruit and vegetables. You can either purchase produce by volume, or do all-you-can-eat on site. Obviously, what’s available depends on the season. As far as we …

Koyasan Pilgrimage Route (Hike)

  Hiking in Japan? The ancient pilgrimage routes to Koyasan, Koyasan’s Choishi Stupa Route, Koya Sanzan Route and the Women Pilgrims Route, have been …

Odaigahara (大台ヶ原)

  Odaigahara (大台ヶ原) Odaigahara ranks up there with Utsukushi-ga-hara, Mt. Hachimantai and Kirigamine as the most accessible of the Hyakumeizan, as you can …

Kisen Alps (紀泉アルプス)

  The Kisen Alps are a series of rolling peaks located on the Osaka-Wakayama prefectural border. Despite their close proximity to the …

Oto River Beach at Kawayu Onsen

  For fun seekers in the mood for a more traditional Japanese experience, nothing beats this geothermal wonder where hot water rises …

Shirahama Beach

  THE BEST BEACH IN KANSAI! This famous beach/hot spring resort area, located on the southern part of the Kii Peninsula in Wakayama …

Isonoura Beach

  Located in Wakayama City, this is a large, rather crowded beach with a fun atmosphere and lots of chances to people-watch.   …

Hamanomiya Beach

      Access: Bus from Nankai Wakayama-shi Station / JR Wakayama Station, get off at Hama no Miya Kaisuiyokujo-mae bus stop. …

Namihaya Beach

     Access: Bus from Nankai Wakayama-shi Station / JR Wakayama Station, 15 minutes by foot from Tanouraguchi bus stop. Wicked Tourism …

Kada Beach

  Kada lies at the most northwestern point of Wakayama prefecture, and is the closest part of Wakayama City to the Osaka …

Kataonami Beach

  Selected by the tourism ministry as one of the best water areas in Kansai. Kataonami is a natural jetty, which protects …