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Wakayama overview

Wakayama is known for its castle and historical sites. You can easily spend a relaxing day in Wakayama visiting Yosuien Garden and Marina City Sea Fishing Park. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Wakayama City Children's Museum and Wakayama City Museum.

Where to stay in Wakayama

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Wakayama can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 21 hotels in Wakayama and you can shop as many as 43 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices as low as 24 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Wakayama as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 5-star hotels from 143 USD per night
  • • 20 4-star hotels from 56 USD per night
  • • 62 3-star hotels from 35 USD per night
  • • 2 2-star hotels from 26 USD per night

How to get to Wakayama

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

Train stations include:
  • • Kimiidera station (1.2 mi/1.9 km from the city center)
  • • Wakayamashi station (1.2 mi/1.9 km from the city center)
  • • Kada station (6.6 mi/10.6 km from the city center)

What to see around Wakayama

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Wakayama Park Zoo
  • • Porto Europa
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Wakayama City Children's Museum
  • • Wakayama City Museum
  • • Museum of Modern Art
  • • Kao Eco Lab Museum
  • • Kii-Fudoki-no-Oka Museum of History
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Wakayama Castle
  • • Takanoji Temple
  • • Hoonji Temple
  • • Harunomiyaebisu Shrine
  • • Nichizengu Shrine
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Yosuien Garden
  • • Bandoko Garden
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Hinokuma Shrine and Kunikakasu Shrine
  • • Wakaura Tenmangu Shrine
  • • Kishu Toshogu Shrine
  • • Kamayama Shrine
  • • Tamatsushima Shrine

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