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Wakayama: A quiet and historic resort town perfect for a weekend getaway

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By GaijinPot Travel

What’s only an hour by train from Osaka, full of pristine beaches, delicious seafood, ancient architecture, and rarely crowded with tourists?

If you guessed sunny, seaside Wakayama City give yourself a high five.

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Pristine waters at Kataonami Beach Resort Photo: Hiroki1984

Located in gorgeous Wakayama Prefecture—a region of Japan known for ancient pilgrimage trails, onsen towns, white-sand beaches, and majestic shrines and temples—it’s hard to believe that tourists often pass over the area’s capital city.

Things to do in Wakayama City

Don’t let the thought of empty houses put you off—Wakayama remains a safe and fun getaway. From ancient castles to scenic fishing villages, there’s plenty to keep you occupied.

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