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Wakayama Prefecture is located on the Kii Peninsula, the largest peninsula in Japan. Wakayama is famous for its sacred ground given over to mountain worship including Koyasan (Mt Koya), Kumano Sanzan (the three grand shrines of Kumano), and the Kumano Kodo (pilgrimage routes) that connect them.

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The sacred sites – Kumano Sanzan (the three grand shrines of Kumano) and Koya-san (mountain) in Waka.....> View Detail

Kishu Ume (Japanese plum)

Area: Wakayama

‘Ume’ cultivation in Wakayama prefecture begun in the Edo period, around 1620. Since ancient times, .....> View Detail

Kishu Yosakoi Festival

Area: Wakayama

Kishu Yosakoi Festival Is a dance festival that is fun for participants and onlookers alike.Yosakoi-.....> View Detail

During the Edo period, the people of Sasayama created a Bon-Odori (a style of Japanese dance) festiv.....> View Detail

Nachi no taki (Waterfall)

Area: Wakayama

It is the highest waterfall in Japan and an object of worship at the Hiro shrine. The holy site does.....> View Detail

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