Seigantoji Temple, Nachikatsura-cho

4.4
#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Higashimuro-gun
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • I didn't venture in, but was all around it trying see best vantage point to incorporate it, the pagoda and falls into a good photo.  more »
  • Its very picturesque with the taisha and waterfall side by side. Get to the top of the slope to get a good shot  more »
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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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