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)


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 ~
Visit “Daimonzaka Tea house ” in

Lonely planet “BEST inTRAVEL 2018”

Chosen as No.5 for Regions! click here

How to visit KUMANO!

Useful site Kumano Tourism Bureau


2 Places ¥1000
(ask the places you can use)

「Instarally 」has started !

Take some photos of cooperation stores and sightseeing place and contribute them , you will get TENUGUI(Japanese towel)
Please come and get a handbill at tourism association!!

 Event Schedule

17 Nov

Ise Lobster Festival
(Katsuura Port 10:00~12:00)

Free Ise Lobster soup offering (Limited supply)

26 Jan

Maguro Festival  (katsuura Port 9:00~12:00)

Free Maguro(Tuna) soup offering (Limited supply)

Free Tuna’s Sashimi  offering (Limited supply)