15 Truly Astounding Places To Visit In Japan

Nachi Falls

Sacred and spectacular, Nachi Falls is a sight to behold, the tallest uninterrupted drop waterfall in Japan and a place of immense natural beauty. Located in Nachikatsuura in the country’s Wakayama Prefecture, travellers head here to see the powerful waters take a 133-metre plunge over the tree-lined cliffside. Yet for all their splendour, there’s rather more to Nachi than the falls alone.

Home also to the Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine, its place on the UNESCO World Heritage list of Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes is warranted indeed, with Nachi being an important location on the legendary trail that runs through the beautiful Kii Mountain Range.

Calm and quiet, this is a tranquil place indeed, with the soothing sounds of the waterfall a continuous soundtrack. Take a trip and be sure to explore the countless tracks and trails that dot the hillsides. Trust us on this — the great outdoors doesn’t get much greater.


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