Japan's Dpirtual Heart land!

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.

“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.
Have fun visiting our web site. We have “All you need to know about Nachi Katsuura Town.”

Pamphlet Download (PDF files)


English Guide Available

Reservation1group only (1~20 people)

①Daimonzaka   50min


➁Daimonzaka, Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine

                            and  Nachi Waterfall      2h30min 

     \6000(1~5people)   /    \12000(6~20)

Other courses avilable .

Contact us :


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.”

Heian Period Costume Experience

1 hour ¥2000   2hours \3000 
Visit “Daimonzaka Chaya ” in   Daimonzaka-slope

(Without booking avilable but you may need to wait.)

Booking site of  VELTRA


  Nachikatsuura  Tourist Information       (open 9:00-18:00) JR Kii-katsuura Station 



Lonely planet “BEST inTRAVEL 2018”

Chosen as No.5 for Regions! 

How to visit KUMANO!

Useful site Kumano Tourism Bureau


2 Places ¥1300

Can use : Hotel Urashima,KatsuuraGyoen,Katsuura Kanko Hotel, Hotel Nagisaya,  Nachi Nishiki No Yu, Kayuu ,  Kyuukamura Nanki Katsuura 

Whale Watching Reservation(April – September)


“World Heritage registration 15th anniversary”

Nachi katsuura Town Tourism association

ORIGINAL TOWEL          ON SALE \600  

Original Wooden Tag ON SALE!

You can get benefits for shopping etc..



Post Cards  ON SALE !

5 cards per package   \500








Fish Market Schedule         2020



In order to prevent mass infection of covid-19(corona virus) the following servises are closed.

・Nachikatsuura Town Tourist Infomation

                         (e-mail inquiry avilable)

・Daimonzaka Chaya (CostumeExperience)

・Guide for Kumano Kodo

Some shops in town are also temporarily closed . 







Nachikatsuura Town Map1 

Nachikatsuura Town  Map2

Kumano Kodo Trail

Around Mt,Nachi (Nachi Waterfall,Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine)

Mandara no Michi Trail (Nachi Station-Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine)

OOhechi Trail (Nachi Station – Kii Uragami Station)

Ogumotori-goe (Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine – Koguchi)

Kogumotori-goe (Koguchi – Ukegawa(Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine))