Nachi-Shingu Travel Guide

The contents of this area

Sightseeing Guide:

Nachi-Shingu (那智新宮) area is south-western area of Wakayama prefecture. Kumano-sanzan, Kumano Hongu Shrine, Kumano Nachi Shrine and Kumano Hayatama Shrine are located in this area. Historically, this area was considered as the most sublime and sacred place in Japan. Those shrines are registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The nature of this area is so beautiful. Especially, there are many beautiful waterfalls. Nachi Great Falls is one of three major waterfalls in Japan, and considered as one of the best waterfalls.

Access to Nachi-Shingu

By Car

Use Hanwa Express Way. Exit at Tanabe. 311 and 168 to Shingu.

By Train

Use JR Kuroshio Line to Shingu Station.

Nachi Falls

Area Distribution : Wakayama