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.

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Airport/Sta.Kansai International Airport (about 103.4km) Google Transit


5.02 months ago

Great place to visit. Prepare to spend 2-4 hrs at the whole complex.
A tip to maximize experience while minimize your climbing effort (yes, there are a lot of steps to climb) - take a bus to the waterfall stop, see the falls then climb to the pagoda, then on top the top of the complex to see the temples before walking down to the shopping street and finally the old pilgrimage pathway. There is a bus stop at the end.
This way, you mainly go downwards vs. upwards on the steps.

5.02 weeks ago

Beautiful falls. It was worth the 300 yen you had to pay to get to observation deck.

5.05 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.

5.04 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.

5.0a month ago

Beautiful little spot. Lots of stairs though!

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