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Kumano Nachi Taisha

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1 Nachisan, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
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All reviews the bus kii katsuura sacred place unesco world heritage main temple katsura station up stairs shinto religion grand shrine last stop temple area famous pagoda nice walk be careful viewing platform background taisha
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked up the pilgrims path which is very strenuous. I saw taxis buses cars parked at the top if walking is an issue. Gorgeous place.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank leonlafreniere
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very special setting which sets this complex of temple/shrines apart. Really enjoyed wondering around and doing part of the Kumono Kodo trail there (warning - it is basically a set of stairs up and back). We walked a loop to the "park" up the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CRK61
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

This is a magnificent Taisha. The vibrant colour is very moving as is it’s position. At least this particular site is free!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Madshus
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

There are many UNESCO world heritage sites in this area. We started with the water fall, and then Nachi Taisha and Kumano Kodo which was travelled by emperors and aristocrats more than 1000 years ago.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AliceOmlet
Reviewed December 13, 2018

By the time we arrived, I wasn't up for the additional 200 steps to see the shrine. Instead, I opted for the Nachi waterfall (one of the largest in Japan). While you could pay about $5 (500 yen) for a closer look, I enjoyed it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mvidro
Reviewed December 6, 2018

This was our final stop on our Kunamo Kodo Kohechi Trek from Koyasan. What a sight to see, it was a big build up from all reports and it didn't let you down (yes - despite the Recent scaffold/ maintenance repair work) its always unfortunate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

This is our last stop of our Kumano Kodo hike. Unfortunately, several shrines are being renovated now. It's still worth to see. You can still enter some of them but we could not take good pictures of the outside. This is a very popular site....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank moumou199
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

What an unopportunity! It's under renovation so the front of shrine was covered with canvas and scaffolding but There is a small path to let I see part of this grand shrine. Nearby Seigantoji temple is also renovated but it's allowed tourist to get inside.

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank jajavalB
Reviewed June 2, 2018

The temple complex at Nachi is one of the best places to see the blending of the older Shinto religion newer Buddhist practices. The main worship halls for each are immediately adjacent to one and other at this site, and it is immediately obvious how...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank conifer_doc
Reviewed May 20, 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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November 6, 2017|
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
November 5, 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