2 days in Wakayama & Koya-cho Itinerary

2 days in Wakayama & Koya-cho Itinerary

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2 days in Wakayama & Koya-cho Itinerary

Start: Wakayama
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Wakayama
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Koya-cho
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Tokyo

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Wakayama

Wakayama ©
Split into two parts by the Kinokawa River, the city of Wakayama stands nestled in the eponymous plain, overlooked by a historic hilltop castle that was rebuilt after World War II.
Yunomine Onsen has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): boost your wellbeing at Yunomine Onsen, explore the historical opulence of Wakayama Castle, examine the collection at Kao Eco Lab Museum, then contemplate the long history of Site of Miyama Batttery, and finally head off the coast to Tomogashima Island. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Kii Fudoki No Oka Museum of Archaeology and Folklore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wakaura Tenmangu, and then take some stellar pictures from Cape Saikazaki.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Kansai International Airport, Osaka International Airport and Takamatsu Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Wakayama can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wakayama

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Wakaura Tenmangu ©
Wakaura Tenmangu

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Koya-cho

Koya-cho ©
On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Koyasan Station and then stroll the grounds of Koyasan Okunoin.

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Traveling by car from Wakayama to Koya-cho takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Koya-cho can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koya-cho

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Koyasan Danjo Garan ©
Koyasan Danjo Garan
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Mt. Koya
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Kongobu-ji Temple