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Wakayama Prefecture

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Mount Koya

Wakayama Prefecture (a̎R, Wakayama-ken) is located south of Osaka in the Kansai Region. Prefectural capital is Wakayama City. The prefecture's best known tourist attraction is Mount Koya (Koyasan), the headquarters of Shingon Buddhism and the best place to experience an overnight stay at a temple.

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 1  Mount Koya
Atmospheric temple mountain.
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 2  Kumano
Pilgrimage destination on the Kii Peninsula.
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