Enjoy Wakayama city!

Recommended spots at Wakayama city!

How about taking a short trip to Wakayama city? Just an hour trip from Osaka, Namba, Wakayama city is a nice place to spend your weekend.

Convenient composite facility just by the station

Ki:no Wakayama

On 5 June 2020, Ki:no Wakayama, a new community mall connected to Nankai Wakayamashi station, was grand opened!

This is a new tourist spot in Wakayama, where you can find commercial zone to enjoy Wakayama's special gourmet and shopping. There is also a library adjacent to café, together with a 4-star hotel connected to the train station.

Related articles : Ki:no Wakayama
Business Hours
10:00 A.M. ~ 9:00 P.M.
11:00 A.M. ~ 10:00 P.M.

Enjoy Wakayama!

Wakayama castle

A ten minutes walk from Wakayama city station, you will arrive to Wakayama castle. There are many ways to enjoy this castle – enjoy the great scenery from the top of the castle, feel calm at the Japanese garden, meet Ninjas, enjoy Japanese tea, and going to the castle zoo.

Wakayama castle(my secret Wakayama)
1-3, Wakayama, Wakayama
How to go
15 min walk from Wakayama city station, Nankai Railways
Opening Hours
9:00 A.M. ~ 5:30 P.M.(enter before 5:00 P.M.)
Wakayama castle tower
Google Map

Tea at a castle

Tea room Koshoan

Want to feel like a Japanese in a traditional way? How about going to a castle and feel like a “TONO”? A “TONO” is the way Japanese called their lords in the past. Here, in Wakayama castle, there are many spots that “TONO”s have used in the past. Having Japanese tea and sweets while enjoying the view of the castle is a rare experience you can enjoy. Try the classic tea, and feel like a “TONO”!

Opening Hours
9:00 A.M. ~ 4:30 P.M.
Dec 29th to Jan 3rd
Tea room Koshoan
Google Map

Zoo at a castle

Wakayama castle zoo

Watching at cute animals are always great and makes our heart warm. So here’s a zoo we recommend – a zoo by the castle!
The zoo located inside Wakayamajyo castle has a long history, started from 1915. Over 100 years has passed after this zoo was made, but still many animals wait for us here.

Opening Hours
9:00 A.M. ~ 5:00 P.M.
Tuesdays of Jun -Sep, Dec - Feb (When Tuesdays are holidays, the next weekday will be a holiday)
Wakayama castle zoo
Google Map

Take another step to Kada

Medetai Densha

Kada is a great place for sightseeing, where you can enjoy the beautiful sea, fresh seafood, relaxing hot springs and the quiet town.

Do you know that “Medetai Densha”, trains designed with the motif of sea beams, run through Nankai Kada “Sakana (Fish)” Line? Another member of the cute pink, red and blue Medetai family is coming to Kada.
This black trains name is “Kashira”! Inside Kashira is designed by the collaboration with Jpop star from Wakayama, Hyde – find out tons of logo marks hidden!
Go aboard on this cool train, and lets go to Kada.