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Wakayama Castle

A small town castle fit for a Shogun.

Okinoshima

Call it Okinoshima or Tomogashima — this mysterious tiny island has big history.

Kuroe

Discover this small town in Wakayama Prefecture where the traditional art of lacquer making dates back centuries and is still alive and well.

5 Famous Foods You’ll Find in Wakayama

Ramen so tasty it made international news.

Kishi Station

Welcome to this tiny station epitomizing laidback countryside charm. Stationmaster on a catnap? That’s just part of her job.

Yuasa

A rustic Edo Era industrial town, where the thick, sweet smell of soy sauce wafts through timeworn wooden warehouses and stores, a constant reminder that this is the birthplace of soy sauce.