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Nachi Otaki

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Address: Nachiyama, Higashimuro-gun, Nachikatsura-cho 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 735-55-0321

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Refresh your soul

Even though it require 3 hours JR from Wakayama plus 20min bus to the Temple, but I still recommend you to getting off from the "大門坂Daimon-zaka" bus stop, because it could make... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even though it require 3 hours JR from Wakayama plus 20min bus to the Temple, but I still recommend you to getting off from the "大門坂Daimon-zaka" bus stop, because it could make you enjoy the full refreshing soul journey, go through the ancient mountain route, it's worth!

Thank bird415
Mermaid Beach, Australia
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365 reviews
223 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is more the serene setting, after trekking the Kumano Kodo, than the waterfall itself that I found attractive (seen one, seen them all). The path leading up to the site is nice, with mossy trees all around. You can pay extra to walk up to a viewing platform, but I found that a waste.

Thank Dirk W
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning view of water fall. easy access by bus. fee may be required for better views and drinking for water from waterfall.

Thank thisismypen
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing view of the waterfall. You can relax and enjoy the sound of it. There are some shops nearby and toilet is available. Bus-stop is nearby too if you are not hiking the trail.

Thank winterpine
Kaeng Krachan, Thailand
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

133 meter height if you visit Wakayama why not here. Good to drive there than public transport (unless you have time). Many points to take good photos. Why not spend few donations for some good wishes.

Thank Chaturon C
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110 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

It's a nice falls to visit. The water tastes refreshing. There is an entrance fee of 300 yen and you need to pay 100 yen for drinking through a ceramic bowl. Bringing your own bottle is also a good idea.

Thank djtravelbug
Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Learnt that this was the tallest fall in Japan. This is a relatively small fall as compared to many others that I have visited in other countries. If you are there just for the fall, didn't find the trip worthwhile. No one is allowed to go too near the fall. However combing the fall with the visit of the village... More 

Thank GoingGoingGone04
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Breathtakingly beautiful setting. It's a east]y drive or an invigorating walk but well worth the visit.

Thank InkySwallows
San Francisco, California
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90 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Much more than just a waterfall, since ancient times it has been viewed as an important deity and therefore has important cultural significance in Japan. It should be approached with respect and an open mind. Said to have mystical powers, we in fact saw a few remarkable things here.

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Macau, China
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I travelled to Japan with tour group in 2014 and I had so much “first time” in the trip. That was my first time travel with my family and also my first time visit Japan. I was excited before this trip since I like Japan very much. We went to Wakayama and Osaka and Nachi Otaki was one of our... More 

Thank Raph_Fong

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