Welcome to Wakayama City!

Wakayama City is located in the southern part of the Kansai Area, and is in a very convenient location for sightseeing.
It is located one hour from Osaka and 40 minutes from Kansai International Airport.
Highlights of Wakayama Prefecture
Mt.Koya, Kumano-kodo, which have both designated as world heritage sites, Nanki Shirahama, natural hot springs.

Highlights of Wakayama City
Wakayama Castle: The best time to view the cherry blossoms in full bloom is between late March and early April. Furthermore between late November and early December, leaves beautifully change into red and yellow colors.
Wakayama Marina City: It holds the dynamic tuna cutting show three times a day at Kuroshio Market.
Kishigawa Line of Wakayama Electric Railway: beloved by many tourists where you can meet cat stationmasters and ride on unique trains.

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Recommend sightseeing spot

Wakayama Marina City Kimii-dera (Temple)
  • Sightseeing Map
  • 4Types Model Course
  • Wakayama city festival and events
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  • The Official Wakayama Travel Guide
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    • Wakayama City Tourist Information Centre

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