Seigantoji Temple, Nachikatsura-cho

4.4
#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Higashimuro-gun
Absorb the distinctive beauty of Seigantoji Temple, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and, according to legend, founded by Indian monk Ragyō Shōnin. Built near the impressive Nachi Falls, which were previously a location of nature worship, the terrace at the temple affords breathtaking views of the cascade, the tallest in the country. Be sure to bring along your camera to capture photos of the view and the exquisite buildings in the temple complex. Plan your visit to Seigantoji Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nachikatsura-cho online trip builder .
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  •  There was Aogishi Toji Temple right next to Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, one of the three Kumano mountains. While the shrine of Kumano Nachi Taisha was so full of bright scarlet colors, this temple has a strong, astringent, calm atmosphere.  The main hall(?) There is a three-story tower a little off from. This triple pagoda is so beautiful that the bright scarlet and white walls are dazzling, but depending on the angle, there was a place where you could see Nachi Falls flowing down right next to the triple tower. It is the best viewpoint.
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  • I parked my car at Daimonzaka parking lot and walked to sightseeing in the order of Daimonzaka to Omotesando to Aogishi Toji Temple. It is the first place of the tour of the 33 places of the west country. Because it was the first time this time, I also purchased the seal book here (2,000 yen) I am surprised that there are many people from overseas. And everyone has a seal book, and Temizusha is the water of Nachi Falls.
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  • The combination of three-story-pagoda and waterfall is excellent!
  • First of all, its name is really cool. The name of this temple reminds me an Indian missionary crossing all the way over the Blue Ocean.I feel something spiritual romance.
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