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Seigantoji Temple, Nachikatsura-cho

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Religious Site
Absorb the distinctive beauty of Seigantoji Temple, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and, according to legend, founded by Indian monk Ragyō Shōnin. Built near the impressive Nachi Falls, which were previously a location of nature worship, the terrace at the temple affords breathtaking views of the cascade, the tallest in the country. Be sure to bring along your camera to capture photos of the view and the exquisite buildings in the temple complex. To visit Seigantoji Temple on your trip to Nachikatsura-cho, use our Nachikatsura-cho trip itinerary planner.
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  • 4/7, rain from the previous day as well as the increased flow in the rain with lush, towering temples behind the trees around the temple Orange three-storied pagoda Nachi waterfall landscape more had become the cool stuff. Because of that appearance seemed to be semi-pro photographers or seen in many. If you travel to ISE and Kumano in come to my eyes wanna keep you want to landscape as attractions would be. There should be places, unforgettable memories.
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  • Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine right next door, or the way. Seems very rare nationally dipped in shrines and temples. It is said the symbolism of shinbutsu shugo. It's best seen from here see the Nachi falls from a high place.
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  • Recommended for those who go by car on the wrong side of the legs. 受納 ¥ 800 to fly off into the seigantoji Temple next to the parking lot is a short, but paying at the gate and go up, get on the square three-storied pagoda. 177 m Nachi Falls seen from there to tower over the shooting spot. If you toll and parking fee is 800 yen is cheap. Parking right beside seigantoji Temple in the Kumano Nachi Taisha is
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