Wakayama Prefecture is a spiritual haven, housing some of Japan's most significant religious sites. Embark on a journey to Koyasan, a sacred mountain and the center of Shingon Buddhism, or visit Nachi Katsuura, home to the awe-inspiring Nachi Falls and the ancient Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine. Enjoy the prefecture's pristine coastline, boasting some of the best beaches in the region, and immerse yourself in the unspoiled beauty of Wakayama's natural landscapes.
Valid rail and bus passes:
Wakayama prefecture has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within Wakayama prefecture.
There are no airports with scheduled airline services in Wakayama prefecture. The nearest and most convenient airport is Kansai International Airport in Osaka prefecture.