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The Nachi Waterfall【World Heritage】

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The highest waterfall in Japan located in Kumano area.

The Nachi waterfall is the highest of all waterfalls in Japan, which is well known for world heritage site. There are 3 water lines at the top due to the cliff being cracked. Although it separates into 3 lines, the amount of water is very impressive especially when it rains a lot. The height is 133 meters, and the number of stairs right in front of the waterfall is 133 as well. It sounds mysterious wheteher if ancient people made it on purpose or not. Enjoy the wonderful creation of the nature and the spiritual atmosphere there.


AddressNachisan, Nachi-Katsuura, Wakayama, Japan
Access15 min walk after Kumano Nachi Taisha(Grand shrine)
Regular holidayOpen year round
FeeFree(Observation deck:Adult/\300, Child/\200)

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