©

Wakayama Prefecture trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Wakayama Prefecture

Trip Planner Asia  /  Japan  /  Kinki  /  Wakayama Prefecture
(4/5 based on 8,000+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, religious sites, historic sites
Wakayama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region on Honshū island. The capital is the city of Wakayama.HistoryPresent-day Wakayama is mostly the western part of the province of Kii.1953 flood disasterOn July 17–18, 1953, a torrential heavy rain occurred, followed by collapse of levees, river flooding and landslides in a wide area. Many bridges and houses were destroyed. According to an officially confirmed Japanese Government report, 1,015 people died, with 5,709 injured and 7,115 houses lost.GeographyCitiesNine cities are located in Wakayama Prefecture:AridaGobōHashimoto IwadeKainanKinokawa ShingūTanabeWakayama (capital)Towns and villagesThese are the towns and villages in each district:
Our Japan itinerary builder combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Wakayama Prefecture

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plan in the cities

Visit top cities in Wakayama Prefecture:
Sightseeing, theme parks, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, religious sites, shopping
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, historic sites, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Wakayama Prefecture

31 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CHILE March, culture, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 29 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS March, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, culture, historic sites, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 34 days in Japan BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SPAIN January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Japan BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Wakayama BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 51 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA February, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: February, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News