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Kumano Hongu Taisha Kyushachi Oyunohara
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Koyasan Choishimichi
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Minabe Plum Forest
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas
Tsugizakura-oji
Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Nakasuji Family  Former Residence
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Hanazono Ajisaien
Gardens, Scenic Walking Areas, Forests
Koyasan Danjo Garan
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Kumano Hongu Taisha Kyushachi Oyunohara
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Senjojiki
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Kii Fudoki No Oka Museum of Archaeology and Folklore
Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, History Museums
Sanada Ancient Ruin
Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Koyasan Okunoin Koya-cho
We were lucky to have a fascinating monk lead us around for the day, pointing out the burial sites and historical references to almost every revered figure in Japanese history from Toyotomi Hideyoshi to Takeda Shi...
I love a nice tree and I have seen a few in my days but this location is the best I have seen yet (even better than Muir Woods!) the site is a 2 km stroll along a road that for 1200 years was the road into Koyasan...
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Nice temple and beautiful to view, it is located in a little 'park' with other smaller temples and trees which makes it a very nice and peaceful walk through the park to the temple.
Definitely worth a visit as this large collection of temple buildings is a World Heritage Site.
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classic temple sites in the mountains - accessible by bus from several of the coastal towns (day pass allows flexibility!) with the bus journeys giving a great view of the blue water rivers!
Beautiful views at the shrine and along the walk.
... it's a photogenic spot with an orange bridge and cherry blossom trees in the spring, and just past the first shrine is a 500 step steep trail with stone steps up to another shrine and a great view of the city,
Great view of the city of Shingu.
One of the major sights in Koyasan
It also offers a nice view of the rock garden.
Daimonzaka Nachikatsura-cho
If you are in the Osaka/Nara area or closer, and if you are interested in scenic nature or natural views, the Daimonzaka & Nachi Falls are MUST-DO experiences.
Kumano Nachi Taisha Nachikatsura-cho
It is a justifiable highlight with spectacular views of the pagoda, waterfall, cherry blossoms, temples, fountains.
The tourism bureau has a very comprehensive web site with information maps, timetables, and wide-ranging descriptions of short and long hikes on the Kumano Trails in the area.
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Hyogo Prefecture 46.6 km away
It has wonderful view of river, park, and of course the bridges.
I visited it at sunset, and the views of the bridge from every direction made the visit worthy.
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Osaka Castle Park Chuo 60.6 km away
Inside the castle is an enjoyable museum with interesting artifacts, a short film, and an amazing view of the Osaka skyline as you can imagine the Shogun must have looked out from his perch when it was just trees,...
Amazing views of Osaka city and you can see some good detail of the castles roof and ornate additions from hear.
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Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Osaka 52.0 km away
There are many Shrines at this site as well as a beautiful vermillion arched bridge spanning a small waterway, there is a tree that is over 800 years old and which is almost hidden from view by the large red bless...
The most fascinating view of this shrine is the stone arch bridge which looks like a semi-circle.
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The largest torii in Japan stands on the original site of the Hongu Taisha, which has since been moved a few hundred meters away.
Was amazing being able to site this from the lookout hiking down, we were 1.5kms away.
Kimiidera Temple Wakayama
The temple approach and the temple complex are both wonderful, there is quite an ascent up the temple steps, but climbing them rewards you with a spectacular view over Wakayama and the sea, as well as a really stu...
Tempozan Ferris Wheel Osaka 53.3 km away
... the bay area (I combined it with a sail on the Santa Maria ship, which was also great!) It's a huge ferris wheel (it used to be the largest in the world!) and offers some pretty spectacular views, even at night.
Make sure to board the one with transparent cabin to enjoy the amazing view of Osaka port, and Osaka city which is really great for selfie!
Seigantoji Temple Nachikatsura-cho
I Can recommend taking the hike up there to Get the full experience of the forrest and views on the Way.
Hashigui Rock Kushimoto-cho
We spent some time clambering around the rocks and enjoying a close-up view.
We were there in the evening, but I am told that there is a dramatic effect of the sun rising behind the rocks, creating an evolving view of the rocks.
Onaruto Bridge Naruto 48.7 km away
What a beautiful bridge !! Stunning view from above Have to be luck with the weather, if you want to see the wonders and the power of the sea below.
A great view of the famous Naruto Whirlpools from above!
Osaka Castle Osaka 60.6 km away
The Castle is definitely a must to visit when in Osaka; it's museum contain some amazing artefacts and a great insight about Japanese battles and the views of the castle at sunset are ones to remember and, if you...
From the view at the top (even more beautiful in Autumn colors) to the collections inside, every single floor is interesting, complete with all the history, clothing, maps, letters, fascinating if you love history.
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Maiko Park Tarumi 46.6 km away
Maiko park is a great place to view Akashi Kaikyo Bridge close with it's amazing structure.
Outside of the flea market, which was a huge draw for me, the park is quiet and the views are beautiful.
Koyasan Station Koya-cho
When climbing up to Wakayama - Koyasan try and get the right-hand window seats for the best valley / mountain views.
Beautiful mountain view.
Engetsuto Shirahama-cho
Awesome sunset view
The view is still spectacular, deep blue sea, sunshine with wind.
Koyasan Daimon Koya-cho
You will be doing a lot of walking in Koyasan where you will have the opportunity to visit a number of beautiful sites.
Great views from this beautiful gateway.
The lighthouse is quite a disappointment although the view from the vicinity is spectacular.
Very nice view.
Senjojiki Shirahama-cho
Great views of the bedrock, where the action of waves has sculptured the rock formation.
Orange color from the sunset shine to the rocks create amazing view.
Rokkosan Farm Kobe 58.4 km away
The place offers very nice view, and we alsoncan spend some time to do hiking.
Not as much tourists as other visitor sites so I'll say it's an interesting experience.
Uzunomichi Naruto 48.3 km away
On a beautiful day, we enjoyed the leisurely walk, the gentle breeze and the wonderful view of the sea.
Very Good and super safe place to enjoy the walking below the bridge and getting details of the bridge and enjoying the views of the strait.
You can see a great view especially at night.
Great free view
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Midosuji Street Shinsaibashisuji 58.0 km away
Landmarks on one end include the Nikko Hotel and Daimaru which are across from each other, flanked by hi-end stores like Chaumet and Tiffany.
Enjoy the view plus you get to see the lights and the people of Japan right there on the street.