New daily bus service between Koyasan and Kumano
Best in Travel 2021: Sustainability Winner
Watch the KUMANO x TOKYO video to see why Wakayama should be a part of your Japan adventure.
Get to Koyasan from Kyoto with the Direct Highway Bus!
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the operation timetable has been changed. Please check for the latest information here.
Get to know and explore Kansai with the KANSAI Guide ~Exciting Journey~
Top experiences in Japan
Explore another side of Kumano Kodo
Wakayama one of Airbnb’s 19 Best Destinations to Visit in 2019
Ranked #4 in TripAdvisor Japan’s Theme Park rankings and #8 in their all-Asia listings
Your brand-new guide to Yoshino-kumano National Park
Spiritual Success Stories—Dual Pilgrims Reach 1,000
Wakayama: Japan's new cycling destination
Wakayama and the Kii Peninsula ranked one of Lonely Planet's most up-and-coming regions!
New videos of Koyasan & the Kumano Kodo uploaded
Bicycle rental information added to VisitWakayama.jp
Art gallery and museum information added to VisitWakayama.jp
New site launched about Wakayama, a land of water
"Is this the world's most unusual rafting experience?" by CNN Travel
Wakayama tourism campaign on CNN.com
Wakayama tourism campaign on BBC.com
"The holy grail of ramen dishes" by BBC Travel
Foreign currency exchange at Kiyo Bank
CNN writes about "Meet Nitama, the new cat in charge at Japan's Kishi Station"
Nachi Waterfall, one of Japan's 31 most beautiful places by CNN
CNN Travel discovers Ryujin Onsen
CNN Travel Features Koyasan
CNN Travel features Shirahama Town
The Sydney Morning Herald Features Kumano
10 things that make Wakayama Japan's best kept secret
CNN Travel features Yuasa: Birthplace of Japanese soy sauce