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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
London, United Kingdom
Right by the Nachi Otaki waterfall

A small shrine seen along the way to Nachi waterfall viewing platform where religious activities... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
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Nachisan, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This shrine is at the basin of nachi water fall where I can see the water poiring down all its 133 meters height. After walking down from the bus stop, the power spot for praying is at front of the torii which the waterfall behind....More

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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

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.

Thank Voodew
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

Thank DYA717
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

Thank hfulghum
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

1  Thank hfot2
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.

Thank Virendra-Yadav_2014
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
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

1  Thank BadgerCT
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

Thank mitchw1
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