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Daimonzaka

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Address: Nachisan, Higashimuro-gun, Nachikatsura-cho 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture

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Exhilarating walk

You can't help but feel the spirituality on this walk, nature at it's best it's a bit of a hike up 600 meters long with 267 stairs but all along the way you are engulfed in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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161 reviews 161 reviews
67 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

You can't help but feel the spirituality on this walk, nature at it's best it's a bit of a hike up 600 meters long with 267 stairs but all along the way you are engulfed in natural beauty. Don't miss the husband and wife trees that are growing side by side and are estimated at being 800 years old. If... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A steep climb but very atmospheric and spiritual. Quiet too so able to stop and rest. Nicecafe/shop at the top

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San Francisco, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Daimonzaka was the main pilgrimage path up to Mt. Nachi and the temple complex there in ancient times. It's one of the better paths that's set with stone. This short section preserved since the olden days really gives you a good feeling of what it must have been like walking in a remote secluded forest. The are a pair of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Took the bus from Kii-katsuura JR station to Daimon-zaka. Then hiked 800m uphill to Nachi Taisha and Nachi-no-taki. Walking among trees in September was cooling.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

go by bus from kii katsuura station and get out at this bus stop and take a walk for and hour along with a scenery like a poster. It is worth for this walking route

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I walked down this route from Nachi Taisha so it was easy for me. I only took 30 minutes to finish it. At the bottom you could walk to the Daimonzaka parking lot to get bus to the Katsuura station.

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Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Lots of steps but if you go from top - Nachi.san, to bottom then not too hard. Wonderful and huge cedars along the way.

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