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Nabana no Sato Illumination

Nabana no Sato was built with the idea of “a small dreamlike village along the Nagara River” in mind. The park, with a pond in its center, is lit up at night, and the area boasts one of the largest scale illuminations in Japan.

Enjoy early-summer Ise and Kumano Kodo with the great-deal “Ise-Kumano- Wakayama Area Tourist Pass”!

The rainy season is gone and it’s finally summer! This picture that looks like Okinawa or somewhere tropical was actually taken in Shirahama Beach in Wakayama prefecture. Away about 2 and half hours from the Kansai International Airport; this beach with extended shallow seashore is well known for its powdery white sand and magnificently clear beautiful ocean. That said, why not go a little way further from Osaka and enjoy summer in the best way? In this article, we will pick up Wakayama and Mie area that everyone is talking about! They are both accessible from the Kansai International Airport.

Enjoy spring-time Ise and Kumano Kodo with the great-deal “Ise-Kumano- Wakayama Area Tourist Pass”!

Japan has four distinctive seasons (spring, summer, fall and winter). Among them, spring is said to be the best season to visit tourist spots because with the right temperature and humidity, even taking a long walk is enjoyable in this season. That said, it is true that spring is definitely a popular time for tourists to visit Japan especially to enjoy cherry blossoms. However, though, May and June are fairly good time to travel because things are calmer and places are less crowded.

Japan’s Second-Largest Amusement Park! Nagashima Spa Land

Nagashima Spa Land has some of the world’s largest rollercoasters as well as attractions that small children can enjoy. It also features a popular jumbo pool during the summer!
Second only to Tokyo Disneyland, Nagashima Spa Land is Japan’s second-largest amusement park.
Adjacent Facilities: Nagoya Anpanman Children’s Museum and Park, Mitsui Outlet Park Jazz Dream Nagashima, Nagashima Onsen Yuami no Yu, Nabana no Sato

Hananoiwaya Shrine

Hananoiwaya Shrine is located along the coast of Mie Prefecture’s Kumano City.
In 2004, Hananoiwaya Shrine was registered as a World Heritage Site as part of the “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes of the Kii Mountain Range.”
According to Japan’s first history book, the “Nihon Shiki,” which was written in 720, Hananoiwaya Shrine is the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan.