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The Best Religious Sites in Wakayama Prefecture

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Religious sites in Wakayama Prefecture

Koyasan Okunoin , Koya-cho
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Explore Japan’s largest cemetery, Koyasan Okunoin, situated on Mount Koya among tall, ancient cedar trees. Cross the first bridge to enter th
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Kongobu-ji Temple , Koya-cho
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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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Koyasan Danjo Garan , Koya-cho
4.6
Head to Koyasan Danjo Garan for a peaceful atmosphere in the midst of tall shady trees. Established in 816 CE, the shrine features about 20 t
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Kumano Hayatama Taisha has been a sacred spot since at least the 12th century, harboring artifacts that date back to at least the third centu
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4.6
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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