Regional Information Wakayama

Wakayama, providing optimum location and support for companies responsible for the growth of the next generation

Your Regional Guide : Aiko Yamaga

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Investment promotions Division Commerce, Industry, Tourism and Labor DepartmentExternal site: a new window will open.

1-1 Komatsubara-dori, Wakayama-city, Wakayama Prefecture 640-8585
Tel: +81-73-441-2753 Fax: +81-73-422-1933


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The information below is as of November 2017.

Living environment

Wakayama Prefecture has a temperate climate, the azure sea, verdant mountains and lovely rivers. Here, people enjoy yachting, canoeing, scuba diving, paragliding, fishing and other such outdoor pursuits. The prefecture is dotted with hot springs, too, which make the ideal oasis for your employees to refresh themselves in. Meanwhile, Wakayama Prefecture boasts a World Heritage Site in the prefecture's mountainous Koya-Kumano region, making the area a very popular destination for foreign tourists.

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Tourism in WakayamaExternal site: a new window will open.

Health services catering to foreigners

Wakayama Medical University Hospital, Japanese Red Cross Society Wakayama Medical Center and Wakayama Rosai Hospital