A Spiritual Rebirth in Kumano
More than a thousand years ago, a retired emperor and his followers visited the Kumano Grand Shrines. This was the start of the so-called Kumano Faith.
Since then, many pilgrims from nobles to commoners have visited Kumano.
Nachisan Seiganto-ji temple
1300 years since the inception of the pilgrimage to Saigoku
(Japan's oldest pilgrimage circuit possessing a history of about 1300 years.)
Memorial Event Schedule
Memorial Fireworks with messege
(Katsuura Port 20:００～20:30)
in Nachi Waterfall (16:30～18:00)
World Heritage registered!
In July 2004, Kumano Kodo pilgrimage routes and its religious treasures were registered a UNESCO world heritage site as "The Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range."
"All You Need to know about Nachi-Katsuura Town"
Nachi-Katsuura Town has many fantastic things to experience including: The Kumano Kodo
Pilgrimage Routes, the Kumano Nachi Grand Shrine and the Nachi Great Waterfall
UNESCO World Heritage sites.
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