Japan’s Best Secret Place is ”Wakayama”

Wakayama Prefecture is located on west Japan, in the Kansai region which is also home to Osaka and Kyoto. Wakayama has a warm climate and a lots of UNESCO World Heritage including Koyasan and Kumano Kodo Pilgrim Route.

Wakayama  is one of the most amazing little areas in Japan, and because it’s been hidden in the shadow of nearby Osaka. However one of Japan’s premiere hot springs areas and are also famous tourist attractions.

Learn more about the best “Secret” place in japan you’ve never been to, right now.

 

  • Koyasan
  • Nachi Water Falls
  • Kishu Binchotan (Charcoal)
  • Kumano Kodo
  • Fire Festival
  • World Heritage Koyasan
  • Koinobori over the rivers on May
  • Kumano Hongu Taisha
  • Shirarahama beach
  • Kaeru bridge, Inamicho
  • Rice farm
  • Wakayama Castle
  • Festival in summer
  • Traditonal Miso paste shop
  • Fish Market
  • Tea room at Wakayama castle
  • Tomogashima Island
  • Kishu lacquerware
  • Matsuri

 

Useful Information:

Kansai Area Map (English) PDF

Koyasan and Kumano: Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes  (English) PDF