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Wakayama-Shimotsu Port(area:KINKI/WAKAYAMA)

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The Shimotsu-Wakayama Port is located in the northwestern part of Wakayama Prefecture and covers a wide area, serving as the port for Wakayama City, Kainan City and Arida City. Several major companies are located on that coast, such as those in the iron/steel and oil refining industries. The port is used to ship in raw materials for these industries, as well as to export the finished goods.
The Shimotsu-Wakayama Port is divided into 5 sections. Counting from the northernmost end, they are the Wakayama north port area, the Wakayama main port area, the Wakaura Kainan port area, the Shimotsu port area and the Arida port area.
Furthermore, situated nearby are the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kosayan as well as tourist sites such as Wakayama Castle and the Wakayama Marina City.

Port Area Tourist Information

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Dining

Wakayama Ramen

Wakayama ramen is referred to as chuka-soba. A popular type is accompanied by a soy sauce broth. The popularity of these...

Dining

Kishu lacquerware

The lacquerware from the Wakayama area, known as "Kishu Shikki," has been made in the area since the Muromachi Period. T...

Main Attractions

KOYASAN

Koyasan was established as a location of Buddhist significance by Kukai (Kobo-daishi). There is a training center for th...

Topics

Koyasan Choishimichi (Stone Marker Path)Walk

The Koyasan Choishimichi is one of the seven so-called paths to Koyasan. The path was opened just after Kukai (Kobo-daishi...

Port Information

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Location Nishihama, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama, 641-0036 map
Nearest major airport Kansai International Airport(Car  45 minute ) map
Nearest major train station Nankai Electric Railway Wakayamako Line Wakayamako Station ( Foot  15 minute ) map
Nearest major bus station Wakayama Bus Wakayamako Station ( Foot  15 minute ) map
Berth Nishihama Wharf No.3 map
Nishihama Wharf No.5 map
Port management Harbor and Airport Division, Wakayama Prefectural Government  
TEL 073-441-3154  
E-MAIL e0824001@pref.wakayama.lg.jp  
Related links http://www.pref.wakayama.lg.jp/prefg/080500/kowan/washimo.html (Link to an external website)  

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