4 days in Wakayama Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Wakayama Prefecture Itinerary

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Koya-cho
— 1 night
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Wakayama
— 2 nights
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Koya-cho

Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get great views at Menfudo Shonyudo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryusenji Temple, then admire the verdant scenery at Mitarai Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tenkawa Daibenzaitensha, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tenkawa Daibenzai Tensha. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eko-in Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kongosanmaiin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koyasan Daishi Kyokai, see the interesting displays at Koyasan Reihokan Museum, then make a trip to Koyasan Choishi Michi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tateriko Shrine.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Koya-cho trip planner.

Osaka to Koya-cho is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Koya-cho can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Wakayama.

Things to do in Koya-cho

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
You've now added JR Wakayama Station Tourist Information Center to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Kii Fudoki No Oka Museum of Archaeology and Folklore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itakiso Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoshu-ji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wakaura Tenmangu, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kishu Toshogu Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Awashima Shrine, step off the mainland to explore Tomogashima Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Kada Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Momijidani Garden, then get all the information you need at JR Wakayama Station Tourist Information Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kyu Omurake Jutaku Nagayamon.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Wakayama trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koya-cho to Wakayama takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Wakayama can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Wakayama

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Wakayama Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Aquariums · Historic Sites
Wakayama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region on Honshū island. The capital is the city of Wakayama.HistoryPresent-day Wakayama is mostly the western part of the province of Kii.1953 flood disasterOn July 17–18, 1953, a torrential heavy rain occurred, followed by collapse of levees, river flooding and landslides in a wide area. Many bridges and houses were destroyed. According to an officially confirmed Japanese Government report, 1,015 people died, with 5,709 injured and 7,115 houses lost.GeographyCitiesNine cities are in Wakayama Prefecture:AridaGobōHashimoto IwadeKainanKinokawa ShingūTanabeWakayama (capital)Towns and villagesThese are the towns and villages in each district:

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