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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Wakayama Prefecture

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Historical Places in Wakayama Prefecture

Koyasan Okunoin , Koya-cho
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Cemetery
Explore Japan’s largest cemetery, Koyasan Okunoin, situated on Mount Koya among tall, ancient cedar trees. Cross the first bridge to enter th
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4.6
Nestled among the lush forest mountain landscape, Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine ranks among the most renowned Shinto shrines in Japan. Leading t
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Kumano Nachi Taisha , Nachikatsura-cho
4.4
See the fusion of Buddhist and Shinto influences that separates the region from others at Kumano Nachi Taisha, a UNESCO-protected Shinto shri
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Wakayama Castle , Wakayama
3.9
Castle
Marvel at the varied and interesting history of Wakayama Castle, a landmark central to the town's cultural lineage. Built in 1586 as the cast
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Kongobu-ji Temple , Koya-cho
4.6
Constructed in 1593, Kongobu-ji Temple forms part of World Heritage Site and boasts one of the largest rock gardens in Japan. Take your shoes
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Historic destinations in Wakayama Prefecture

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