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Seigantoji Temple, Nachikatsura-cho
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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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  • Kii Mountains world heritage site sacred sites and pilgrimage routes in the registered mountain is located beside the Nachi mountain Western variant thirty-three no. 1-Temple Kumano Nachi Taisha, superb Nachi falls from the ground. You can see the Nachi waterfall picture from the Observatory, Observatory was rebuilt the pagoda looks great, but no historical value. (300 yen)
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  • Saigoku 33 locations, 1 constructed. Seigantoji Temple is nice, Nachi Falls seen in front, is the best spot. Photograph any Smartphone will take free of charge.
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  • Located next to the vivid red of the Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine building. The temple was reconstructed by Toyotomi Hideyoshi splendid temples. To feel the atmosphere changes rapidly. Nachi Falls seen from here, on the shooting spot.
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