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Kumano Nachi Taisha

1 Nachisan, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 735-55-0321
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Nice experience after a long walk

Nachi was the end of our 3 days Kumano’s trip. After walking 60 kms, we were happy to reach the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PATRICK S
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Paris, France
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Unforgettable experience far from bustling Japanese cities

The cost to ascend the tower is 300 yen per adult. I almost chose not to do it, but my girlfriend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert_DeeNeeroh
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Toronto, Canada
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1 Nachisan, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nachi was the end of our 3 days Kumano’s trip. After walking 60 kms, we were happy to reach the famous pagoda and its waterfall. Of course it is well communicated and you can reach kii katsuura by bus (25 min). I’m pretty sure I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cost to ascend the tower is 300 yen per adult. I almost chose not to do it, but my girlfriend convinced me. It was one of the best decisions we've made on this trip! The view on a clear spring day is incomparable -...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It takes about 20mins - 30mins walk from Daimon-Zaka, Feel excited when see the wonderful view from Seigantoji Temple (Pagoda).The ambience at Nachi Taisha is comfortable and quiet, not much tourist (groups) here.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was the 3rd of the three Kumano Grand Shrines on our Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage walk & visit. Definitely the busiest of the three. Walk up the Daimon-zaka steps if able. Otherwise the bus will drop you near the top. Plenty of shopping for souvenirs.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

In late February 2018, my wife and I spent three wonderful days in the Kii Peninsula area. The most spectacular experience of our three days was our visit to the Kumano Nachi Grand Shrine and Nachi waterfall. Hidden away in the mountains, it is a...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I was fortunate to be here during the off-season but even so I can see that this place is built for crowds. I experienced a couple of waves of tour buses emptying onto the site. That said it clearly is a very sacred place and...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I didn't know much about Nachi Taisha but I'm very glad we visited! It has an amazing view of the falls, the pagoda, mountains, and the ocean! It feels spiritual.

Thank Siobhan F
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I took a bus from Kii Katsura station for 1000 round trip. Had lunch around the vicinity. It was a nice walk up as we alighted about 4 stops earlier to walk up from daimonkaiza station to nachi station. Good air and good trekkng experience....More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

To be 100% clear the pagoda in all the photos is not part of the main Nachi Taisha, although that Pagoda can be seen from Kumano Nachi Taisha, it is not a part of it and it has a different name. This place is the...More

Thank Brisbane41
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Loved Nachisan area. It surprised me how beautiful it was. It's still a little off-beat to most international tourists, which makes it easier to enjoy than others famous temples. The waterfall is amazing. Also visit the Pagoda to take a picture of it with the...More

Thank Paula C
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Wanggie H
6 November 2017|
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Response from Voodew | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I cannot answer your questions. We took a normal bus to this area and there was no special place to put luggage, so I would plan on leaving your luggage somewhere else if possible, prior to getting on the bus IF you... More
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chong1
5 November 2017|
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Response from lolikia | Reviewed this property |
Look up schedule at Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau and look up transport. Tried to give the link but it does not allow me. Bus fare is JPY 220 and there is a bus every 30min in the afternoon ie 2pm, 2:30pm, etc. Bus ride... More
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Response from suem030 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous comments. There is a very good JR forum. I suggest you pose a question on that too for any further information.
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