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History and culture are sunken deep into the streets of Koyasan, and as you immerse in Japan’s ancient past, relax in the splendor of Wakayama’s nature. After a long day of travel, wash away your fatigue and fill your belly with fresh seafood.
Why We Recommend This
- Koyasan is the sacred center of Shingon esoteric Buddhism in Japan, and everywhere you turn is a site of historic significance. The atmosphere in Autumn is particularly magnificent as that’s when the red leaves illuminate the entire mountain.
- At Toretore Market, the largest seafood market in western Japan, you can eat fresh seafood from all over the country either at the market on the spot or take some home as souvenirs.
- There are all sorts of hot spring baths at Toretore no Yu, such as hot springs drawn from Shirahama Onsen, hot springs using Binchotan charcoal and Yakuho gemstone, and open-air baths with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. As a dip, feel your stress melt away instantly.
- You will also visit Senjojiki Rock Plateau, where you can experience first-hand the contrast between the endless Pacific Ocean, the large white rocks, and the setting sun. The rocky pavement of Senjojiki, eroded by rough waves over a long period of time, shows the resilience of nature!
- At the end of your tour, you may be able to spot the fantastic island of Engetsuto, renowned for its moon-shaped arch. The splendor of the sunset view is so great that it has been selected as one of the 100 best sunsets in Wakayama Prefecture!
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