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Wakayama Castle in Wakayama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, sits at the mouth of the Kii River. Originally Ōta castle, home of the Saiga Ikki, it was captured by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1585, during the Siege of Negoro-ji; many monks from Negoro-ji sought refuge in Ōta, which was soon destroyed by flood. Hideyoshi ordered the building of dams on three sides of the castle, focusing the rainwaters and diverting the river to ruin the castle. As hunger set in, the samurai, monks, and peasants inside Ōta surrendered, and fifty warrior monks led a final suicidal charge against Hideyoshi's army. Wikipedia


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Experience in Wakayama - Koyasan and Shirahama Day Tour

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A tour package that will take you to go around in Wakayama, Japan. You will be take to very famous places in Wakayama such as Mt. Koya, Toretore Market and Nanki-Shirahama hot spring. Spend your time with family / friends in Wakayama! ------------ Itinerary: ------------ • 7:20 am ~ Dotonbori Kanidoraku west meet up • 7:30 am ~ Departure on time • 9:30 am ~ Koya-san Okunoin, considered the holiest location in Koyasan • 1:00 pm ~ Toretore market, seafood + Nanki-Shirahama Onsen • 3:10 pm ~ Senjojiki, Shirarahama Beach, Engetsu Island • 5:00 pm ~ Arrive at Dotonbori Kani-Douraku west

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Online Performance by Super acrobat unit

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A super acrobatics unit made up of a pair who are active on numerous stages. Saika The only female performer in the world who specializes in balance beam acrobatics at high altitudes,Was a gymnastics elite, start at 8 years old, participated in the All Japan Individual General Championship five times in a row from 15 years old. Good at twisting three times on the floor, with exceptional jumping power, balance, and mentality. Also active as a comedian, appeared in THE W performed only by Japanese female entertainers and won the quarterfinals, has a lot of fans in her multiplayer. Takuya with tough body and an extraordinary sense of balance is a masterpiece. Specializing in one-handed inversion at high altitudes, he also shows great skills such as standing upright with stacked rolling balance and jumping with long rope standing upside down.

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Mt. Koya & Kumanokodo 3-Day Walking Tour (Round Trip from Osaka)

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If you’re looking to do a trek in Japan, you’re probably considering either the Kumano Kodo, which is in Wakayama (southern Kansai), or the Nakasendo, which connects Tokyo and Kyoto via the mountains of Central Honshu. Since the Nakasendo has become popular in recent years, we find that the Kumano Kodo gives you a more authentic and less touristy experience of the Japanese countryside. The Kumano Kodo is actually a network of several ancient pilgrimage routes that converge on Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine, a powerful Shinto shrine in the mountainous heart of Wakayama Prefecture. Hongu Taisha is the most important of three famous shrines known as the Kumano Sanzan. The other two, Kumano Nachi Taisha and Kumano Hayatama Taisha, are both near the eastern coast of Wakayama and are connected to Hongu Taisha by well-traveled pilgrimage routes.

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