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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Wakayama Prefecture

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Historical Places in Wakayama Prefecture

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    Koyasan Okunoin , Koya-cho
    4.8
    Explore Japan’s largest cemetery, Koyasan Okunoin, situated on Mount Koya among tall, ancient cedar trees. Cross the first bridge to enter th
    Tours from $229
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    Kumano Nachi Taisha , Nachikatsura-cho
    4.5
    See the fusion of Buddhist and Shinto influences that separates the region from others at Kumano Nachi Taisha, a UNESCO-protected Shinto shri
    Tours from $999
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    Wakayama Castle , Wakayama
    3.9
    Marvel at the varied and interesting history of Wakayama Castle, a landmark central to the town's cultural lineage. Built in 1586 as the cast
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    4.5
    Nestled among the lush forest mountain landscape, Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine ranks among the most renowned Shinto shrines in Japan. Leading t
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    Kongobu-ji Temple , Koya-cho
    4.6
    Constructed in 1593, Kongobu-ji Temple forms part of World Heritage Site and boasts one of the largest rock gardens in Japan. Take your shoes
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