Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Wakayama

Here're most beautiful shrines and temples to go when you travel in Wakayama. Such as Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine famous for the largest torii gate in Japan, and Danjo Garan as a symbol of a world heritage Koyasan, we selected best historical sites posted in City's Pride by the travelers and the locals who have actually traveled in Wakayama.

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1Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine

Japan's Biggest One! Very Impressive Torii Arch Standing With Innumerable Stars In The Sky

The biggest torii arch stands at Oyunohara where Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine was once located. The great torii in the nature is very impressive and cannot be ignored. What's more, the starry sky is also very beautiful, and I was moved by the Milky Way that was able to see with the naked eyes.

2Kongobuji Temple

An Elegant Stone Garden 'Banryu-tei' As Large As 2340㎡

One of the highlights of Kongobuji Temple, is a Japanese stone garden 'Banryu-tei'. Shirawaka Pebbles express the sea of clouds, and granite big stones express two dragons floating on the clouds. I want you to appreciate it with peaceful mind from a tasteful corridor of the temple.◎null

3Danjo Garan

50 Meters High! 'Kompon Daito' Is A Symbol Of Koyasan, A World Heritage

1000m above the sea level, Koyasan is one of the world heritages in Japan. 'Kompon Daito' is a symbolic pagoda of Koyasan. The vivid vermilion pagoda is as high as 50m, and I was very surprised at its size and beauty.◎Kompon Daito is a central place for training of Koyasan. And, the best place for taking pictures. To see the inside of Kompon Daito, you need an entrance fee for 200yen.