Nachi Otaki, Nachikatsura-cho

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Part of the Kii Mountain Range World Heritage Site, Nachi Otaki represents Japan's tallest waterfall with a single uninterrupted drop, an impressive spectacle to behold. Short trails from the foot of the falls take you up and offer a closer look at the cascade and an old Shinto shrine. A visit to Nachi Otaki represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Nachikatsura-cho road trip website to plot your vacation.
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  • Visited Kumano Nachi shrine is at the top of the mountain first, and will also visit here to Nachi Falls. Hard way, descending the stairs from the approach that is easy to... I think there is water flowing from the great falls, also is a power spot.
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  • Came to the return of the Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine. It is a powerful waterfall of water were. Go down the stairs there is as close to the waterfall nature are abundant. It seems good and you check if the parking lot is also close by, go together with Kumano Nachi Taisha.
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  • At the gate taking pictures in front of the monument. See Nachi Falls and go down the stairs. Stairs so suddenly isn't so, was walking a dog. It takes about 5 minutes? In the dog cart seems kinda impossible. No admission fee. If you want to go in the back so we paid the money. Nachi Falls, falls in line with nice, was thrilling. Negative ion rich! Good to go!
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Where to stay in Nachikatsura-cho

You can find a couple of guesthouses and minshukus (private homes with rental rooms) close to the temple, located inland from the center of Nachikatsuura-cho. However, by far the greatest collection of places to stay in Nachikatsuura-cho lies down by the coast. You can find some good budget hotels near the main train stations that run past the water, as well as some side-street guesthouses. Look for traditional ryokans offering onsite spa facilities close to the hot springs.
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