Nachi Waterfall

Sightseeing information about Nachi Waterfall in Japan.


World Heritage: Nachi Waterfall4.5

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This 133m-high, perpendicular waterfall is one of the sacred spots in the Kumano faith, based on prehistoric forms of nature worship, and is connected to the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes. The waterfall is also called Misuji-no-taki ('three streak waterfall') as its waters fall down from three mouths, which gather four waterheads originated from Mount Machi. In the upstream, there are a series of waterfalls, often called Nachi 48 Waterfalls, where moutain ascetics practice rituals and spells.

Purposeelderly,thrilling,spiritual places,world heritage,nature,family,mysterious lands of Japan,shrine/temple,sightseeing
Airport/Sta.Kansai International Airport (about 103.4km) Google Transit

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5.03 months ago

here is one of the places background the 'The Spiriting Away Of Sen And Chihiro'. but first u need important to check the weather forecast in advance. because this MT so many bad days. and that if u can reschedule, join to festival is that best option. they has every quarter festival.

5.02 months ago

The water fall itself was stunning. The Walk way up in the mountains to the temple was amazing. You will surrounded by giant ancient trees.

4.0a month ago

It was beautiful but you have to pay 300 yen to get in. Park at the bottom. It is cheaper.

4.0a month ago

Make sure the weather is good and it's a great little hike. Bit out of the way though.

5.06 months ago

One of the best spot I saw in Japan. Amazing nature around. Shrine in mountains looks likes picture from fantasy movies. Very peaceful atmosphere here

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