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Nachi Mitaki Falls

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Most breath taking sight of my life

This natural wonder was truly the stuff that dreams are made of. It absolutely took my breath away... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Mandy N
Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
Highlighted with 3 storeys red pagoda at the front

This sacred waterfall can be seen from farsightedness. After walking up from diamonzaka slope and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
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Nachiyama, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun 649-5301, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This natural wonder was truly the stuff that dreams are made of. It absolutely took my breath away. I paid an extra 500yen to go to the "waterfall worship platform" and it was so worth it. I also bought my second go-shuin-chou (temple stamp book)...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This sacred waterfall can be seen from farsightedness. After walking up from diamonzaka slope and visiting Kumsno nachi taisha , I continued on the way to see this 133 metered tall waterfall with red pagoda , it's wonderful picture and then keep walking down yo...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Now all visitors to this beautiful area take the time to hike down yet another set of ancient stone stairs just to look up at a waterfall, but if your health will allow, it's worth the effort. This is the tallest waterfall in Japan at...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Train from Osaka/Nara is a good 4 hours, so you will likely need to stay over in Nachikatsuura to not feel too rushed. And you'll want to take your time here - from the Daimonzaka to the Nachi Falls, the sights are beautiful on a...More

1  Thank Robert_DeeNeeroh
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Tallest waterfall in Japan - not that high in all honesty - but in a gorgeous setting, high heavily wooded hills/mountains with a sprinkling of superbly crafted and maintained orange pagodas and temples framed against the blue sky... its a bit of a hike up...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Tickets 1000yen for round trip which is good value. If stairs and steps are a problem plan your trip. Get out at the Falls. It is still a good walk down to the base of the waterfall. The temples and pagoda are above that with...More

1  Thank daleringham
Reviewed 22 February 2018

A very tall waterfall (tallest in Japan) located in the middle of a mountainous forest, Nachi Falls is an excellent taste of the natural beauty of Japan that is often missed by tourists only visiting the cities. It can be seen both from a distance...More

1  Thank BarkCat
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Perhaps the icy January cold didn't help but I was a little underwhelmed. I thought the waterfall would be bigger. The area is beautiful and I do not regret going but I would caution against making the journey there if that is your sole purpose...More

Thank Siobhan F
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Unless you happen to be in the Kii-Katsuura area, this is not a place or tourist site worth specifically making a trip for. It is indeed quite a nice and tall (high) waterfall amidst natural forests, and greenery (and Autumn colors - when we were...More

2  Thank jimmyangkh
Reviewed 23 November 2017

From the Nachi-San bus stop just take a short walk down the stairs to the observation deck to view the falls. There is a free viewing area as well as a paid stage area where you can pay 300 yen to get a little bit...More

1  Thank Brisbane41
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Response from daleringham | Reviewed this property |
We certainly caught the bus from KiiKatsuura Station to the Falls. It is not a long journey and a very beautiful climb to the hills. The gardens of the shrine are extensive and very attractive and there are many buildings. I... More