Wakayama (和歌山) is a prefecture in Kansai region and is located in the southwestern part of the Kii Peninsula; it faces the Pacific Ocean. Its capital is Wakayama City.

The mysterious mountains in Wakayama have attracted many people as sacred grounds since ancient times. Mt. Koya and Kumano Kodo have been registered as World Heritage Sites.
Sightseeing Sites in Wakayama
Mt. Koya Kumano-kodo

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