World Heritage: Nachi Waterfall4.5
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.
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Airport/Sta.Kansai International Airport (about 103.4km) Google Transit
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5.06 months ago
An absolutely beautiful waterfall with a large area to view it from. I've been to a lot of waterfalls in Japan but this would have to be one of my favourites.
A slight walk from the car park/bus stop which has some rocky steps, these could be a little treacherous (especially in the wet) for older people or anyone who has trouble walking.
From here it is about a 10-15 minute walk up hill to the Seigantoji pagoda which has another awesome view of the waterfall.
Try to visit here on a quiet day as it is very peaceful and much more enjoyable with less people around.
4.07 months ago
Picturesque falls set in a nice natural surrounding. 4 stars becaause the falls were, while impressive, not as impressive as.others I've seen. No pool at the base just a rocky outcrop.
5.08 months ago
100% Must be on bucket list for all nature lovers who visit Wakayama prefecture.
Nachi falls stand at around 133m being the tallest waterfall in the Japan.
Good to visit all the year but if you want to see the shear power and size of the waterfall try to visit on the rainy days.
You can view it from the base but there is also a small platform close to the fall which makes you feels a bit closer.
There are other shrine and temples which can also be seen along with the falls.
Things to keep in mind before visiting:
No convenience stores near falls (though there are toilets available)
Car Parking available at various levels.
Kindly make sure to maintain dignity of the secret place and have a great trip!👍
5.0a month ago
It is the place with the highest waterfall. And the largest of Japan It is a place that is very beautiful in Japan and the waterfall area is the Kumano Nachi Taishai Shrine, the holy land of the gods. One of the World Heritage Sites is nearby, it makes me want to come back and visit again.
5.03 weeks ago
Country's tallest scenic waterfall dropping in Nachi River, Nachi Falls, overlooking the river Shinto Shrine Japan Sunrise Island 🏝️ country E Asia