Gobo, City in Japan
General Information about Gobo
Gobo (Gobo) is a middle town within Wakayama prefecture in the Kinki region.
There is a fishing, commercial and passenger port in the city. You can easily reach the suburbs of Gobo by local rail services in 6 stations.
Travel tips for Gobo
Top Gobo destinations for your sightseeing are the Sightseeing-park (è¦³å…‰è¾²åœ’) from 01/01 to 05/20, Jinai-cho (å¯ºå†…ç”º) from 09/23 to 12/20 and the Hidaka-port new energy park (æ—¥é«˜æ¸¯æ–°ã‚¨ãƒãƒ«ã‚®ãƒ¼ãƒ‘ãƒ¼ã‚¯) throughout the year.
Do you want to see fireworks in Gobo? The Gobo (å¾¡åŠå¸‚èŠ±ç«å¤§ä¼š) with 2.400 rockets is popular. You can best watch from the Hidaka-riverbed.
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Gobo? Sechi-yaki (ã›ã¡ç„¼ã) is recommended by locals.Sechiyaki no yamashita (ã›ã¡ç„¼ãã®ã‚„ã¾ã—ãŸ) in Yukawa-cho Takara 49-12 (æ¹¯å·ç”ºè²¡éƒ¨49-12) is popular. Another recommendation for gourmets: Nare-Sushi (ãªã‚Œå¯¿å¸). Yatsubo (å…«ã¤æˆ¿) offer this. Where? In Yukawa-cho Maruyama 38-6 (æ¹¯å·ç”ºä¸¸å±±38-6).
Do you already own a souvenir from Gobo? You could buy for example Temple bell manju, available in Fukuta.
Flowers and Foliage
A feeling of summer freshness brings the lotus blossom from 06/11 to 07/20, to view in the Nakayama lotus pond (ä¸å±±ã®è“®æ± ). The maple trees changing colour in Gobo is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Glehnia littoralis colony (ãƒãƒžãƒœã‚¦ã®ç¾¤ç”Ÿåœ°), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/01 and the foliage lasts until 12/31.