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Hirou Shrine

Nachisan, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 735-55-0321
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enjoy the nature with waterfall

The waterfall is 133 metres height which is one of the top waterfall in Japan, by having giant... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
SAMUEL2THEWORLD
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London, United Kingdom
Average shrine in a great location

There was nothing interesting to me about the shrine itself, but the location it occupies and the... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Voodew
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Victoria, Canada
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Nachisan, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 735-55-0321
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The waterfall is 133 metres height which is one of the top waterfall in Japan, by having giant waterfall, walking slowing and enjoy the nature are the most important things to do, and the view is spectacular. you can simply spend half day here and...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

There was nothing interesting to me about the shrine itself, but the location it occupies and the surrounding attractions is what makes this a place you will probably visit.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

A small shrine seen along the way to Nachi waterfall viewing platform where religious activities are held. It cost 300-yen to enter the shrine and waterfall viewing platform

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a small shrine, if you just consider the structure itself. But as Shinto is most often about the space and nature in a spot, with the shrine denoting the place, the Hirou Shrine is really the area around it. Which is stunning. This...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Directly on center opposite the base of the Nachi Otaki sits the open air shrine. The shrine is part of nearby Nachi Taisha. We approached the waterfall and Hirou Shrine from above after walking up Daimonzaka, visiting Kumano Nachi Taisha, Seigantoji Temple and its pagoda....More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

You can enjoy bottom view from this shrine. But it was really very noisy due to shopping shop besides. To have proper and silent view of Nachi fall use paid section. Thats really stunning view. and you can enjoy much better.

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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

It's sat right next to the waterfall and is pretty nice to see. Im happy to have seen it. It's nothing crazy special but just adds to the Japan feeling seeing little shrines everywhere.

Thank Jo S
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

The view from the bottom of the falls, which is down a long flight of stairs from the road, is free and quite close enough. If you absolutely must be sprayed by the water crashing onto the rocks then pay to climb back up to...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Absolutely stunning and peaceful location set in the mountains The falls themselves are stunning and are the entire surrounding as you drive up to the falls Sadly the commercial side of things slightly spoils the experience. The entire surrounding is basically geared up to make...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

You can pay money to the temple which they let you past the gate to get closer to the waterfall. There is a fountain there which you can pay money to buy a dish which you can drink water out of. Water is nice and...More

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