Discover Shirahama

Shirahama is a coastal town, famous for its many hot springs as well as its sandy beaches and many beautiful seaside cliffs. Come and spend some leisurely days at Wakayama that you surely won't regret!

Things to see and do


Getting around in Shirahama

The easiest way to get around in Shirahama is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses. Though, travelers will have to rely on single tickets or a prepaid card, since no special train or bus passes are provided within this area.


Getting to Shirahama

How long to stay in Shirahama

We recommend staying here between one and two days.

Hotels in Shirahama

Flights to Shirahama

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Day trips from Shirahama

Kawayu Onsen, located right next to the Kumano River, is the ideal place those who enjoy hot springs, for Kawayu Onsen has them in abundance. Not only that, the village ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 42.54

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The temples at Nachi Katsuura are some of the most impressive in all of Japan. Surrounded by forests, this is surely an experience you won't want to miss!

Travel time:

Distance, km: 50.44

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Koyasan is one of the most important religious places in Japan as it was the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism. You can spend the night at one of the temples and ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 62.12

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