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Went to Koyasan in Wakayama prefecture for a temple lodging of 3 days 2 nights. We had the most delicious vegetarian food in the t...

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Nachi Waterfall

From Daimonzaka, walking through the dense forest trail up to Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, it is a cooling atmosphere, surrounded b...

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Wouldn’t you be interested to see the old forts of the Japanese army on a deserted island? Situated between Wakayama Prefecture an...

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Shirahama Onsen

Along with Arima Onsen and Dōgo Onsen, the famous Shirahama Onsen is one of the top three hot spring attractions in Japan. On your...

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Kudoyama Sanada Museum

Don’t just read about history; experience it at the Kudoyama Sanada Museum. It’s a place where you can learn more about...

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Nachi Falls

My husband and I hired a car at Wakayana and drove down to the falls. It was a good climb up to the temple to view the falls. It w...

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Last but not the list for my wanderlist... Temple lodgings typically offer private, traditional Japanese rooms with tatami flo...

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Kumano Nachi Taisha

Nachi Taisha is one of the 3 Kumano shrines on the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route. Thus a must see site if you come to this part of...

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