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Wakayama overview

Wakayama is a friendly locale distinct for its historical sites and hot springs, and known for its marina and castle. You'll enjoy Wakayama's beaches and sea, along with activities like surfing and fishing. Families can spend some quality time at Wakayama Park Zoo and Yosuien Garden. Local sights like Wakayama City Children's Museum and Wakayama City Museum are worth a visit. Wakayama is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Wakayama

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Wakayama has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Wakayama with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Wakayama hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Wakayama hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Wakayama

Fly in to Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from downtown Wakayama. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 28 mi (45.1 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Kimiidera station
  • • Wakayamashi station
  • • Kada station

What to see around Wakayama

Outdoorsy fun is on hand such as horseback riding, strolling the marina, and surfing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Kataonami Beach
  • • Hamanomiya Beach
  • • Marina City Sea Fishing Park
  • • Wanpaku Park
  • • Kada Beach
Known for its zoo, the area's attractions include:
  • • Wakayama Park Zoo
  • • Yosuien Garden
  • • Onzanso-en Garden
  • • Awajishima Monkey Center
  • • Awaji Farm Park England Hill
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Wakayama Castle
  • • Nakasuji Family Former Residence
  • • Street of Kuroe
  • • Ueno Temple Ruins
  • • Tajiri History Museum
Its beaches, desert views, and hot springs are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Washigamine Cosmos Park
  • • Kiminocho Kamifureai Park
  • • Myoeno-sato Sports Park
  • • Mt. Inunaki
  • • Rinku Park
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Wakayama City Children's Museum
  • • Wakayama City Museum
  • • Museum of Modern Art
  • • Takanoji Temple
  • • Hoonji Temple

When to visit Wakayama

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 35°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 47°F night
  • July-September: 90°F day, 64°F night
  • October-December: 76°F day, 39°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • April-June: 0.51 inches
  • July-September: 0.63 inches
  • October-December: 0.43 inches