We express deep gratitude for the cat stationmaster Tama's active career and contribution, and sincerely pray for the eternal repose of her soul.

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Summer in Wakayama is the time to enjoy all sorts of water sports.

Summers in Japan feature dazzlingly hot rays of sunlight, and summers such as these provide the best season to fully enjoy Wakayama.  The Kii Peninsula is dotted with many beaches along the coastline.





What's New

New Access Bus Pass (Koyasan, Kumano, Shirahama) (2015.6.23.)

Nachi Waterfall, one of Japan's 31 most beautiful places by CNN (2015.6.23.)

ATTENTION: Kogumotori-goe section of Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes closed partly due to landslide near Hyakken-gura lookout. (section map) (2015.03.05.)

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