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Kainan

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites · Natural History Museums
Kainan is a city located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on May 1, 1934.As of 2016, the city has an estimated population of 51,112 and a population density of 510 persons per km². The total area is 101.18 km².On April 1, 2005, the town of Shimotsu (from Kaisō District) was merged into Kainan.Kainan was the hometown of the Japanese World War II holdout Hiroo Onoda.
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Popular things to do in Kainan

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Religious Site
Yakushiin Zenrinji Temple
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Natural History Museum
Wakayama Prefectural Museum of Natural History
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Chohoji Temple
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Fujishiro Shrine
3.5
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Kainan

Garden
Onzanso-en
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Park
Wanpaku Park
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Site
Street of Kuroe
1.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Nakagoto Shrine
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Kainan

Landmark
Tama Museum Kishi Station Kinokawa
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
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Park
Shirasaki Ocean Park Yura-cho
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
Landmark
Aragijima Aridagawa-cho
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
Religious Site
Kokawadera Temple Kinokawa
4.2
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Kainan

Historic Site
Ugabe Shrine
3.3
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historic Site
Sugio Shrine
3.1
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historic Site
Chigusa Shrine
2.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Religious Site
Isebekakimoto Shrine
2.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Kainan

History Museum
Kainan History Museum
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Onko Denshokan
1.0
Duration: 1 hour

Theme Parks in Kainan

Theme Park
Kurosawa Highland Kurosawa Ranch
2.0
Duration: 1 hour

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