Wakayama is in the Kansai region, the prefecture is home to Wakayama Castle, an Edo period replica set on top of a hill. There is traditional local souvenirs, shops, restaurants, and hotels. The Shingon Buddhism is headquartered in the Wakayama prefecture.
Wakayama Prefecture is home to incredible natural beauty such as Niichi Falls, historical past like Wakayama Castle and spiritual escapes like Mount Koya!
Onsen, meaning hot springs are a popular pastime in Japan. Relaxing in a hot bath that can cure aliments is rewarding altogether. Around Japan, there are great onsen resorts.
There are many winter festivals in Japan. Some of the festivals are very traditional, some are for a good harvest, and some pray for an early spring. No matter what festival, it is sure to be entertaining.
Train station hopping can be a fun activity to add to your itinerary. These are 10 unique train stations in Japan that you want to check out!
One of the things we look forward to while traveling is Ekiben (railway boxed meals). There is a variety of Ekiben all over Japan as you may know. Let's enjoy Ekiben at the station you stop.
What if you can enjoy both of these beautiful fireworks and the relaxing onsen at the same time? Here are the perfect list of destinations that enables you to explore such a miracle combination of the two.
It is said that the ruins on the island of Tomogashima in Setonaikai looks just like Hayao MIzyazaki's Castle in the Sky. This is a must see location for Studio Ghibli fans visiting Japan.
Mount Koya is one of the most sacred sites in Japan and is the home of Shingon Buddhism. Experience the sacredness of Mount Koya first-hand in your Journey.