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Kumano Nachi Taisha 熊野那智大社

Kumano Nachi Taisha

Nachisan Nachikatsuura Town Higashimuro County Wakayama Prefecture [MAP 2-C]

Located at the halfway up the Nachi Mountains, this shrine originated in the ancient faith to a waterfall, and enshrines Fusuminokami. As one of the three shrines in Kumano, this shrine enshrines twelve Kumano Gongen. "Hiro Gongen", which deifies the Nachi Waterfall, is said to be the thirteenth Kumano Gongen.

Kumano Nachi Taisha

Unlike Kumano Hongu Taisha and Kumano Nachi Taisha, shrine buildings of Sansho Gongen, the main five shrine buildings, eight shrine buildings and Miagatahikosha do not stand in a single form but stand in a hooked line.


Law protection: Compound (Historic Site), Six main shrine buildings, Miagatahikosha building, Suzumon gate and Mizugaki fence (Important Cultural Property)


Introduction to the properties

Wakayama Prefecture The World Heritage Registration Association
(Wakayama Prefecture Planning Department Planning Bureau Regional Development Division Branch Office)
100-1 Hongu Hongu Town Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, 647-1731