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Wakayama: Seigantoji Temple

Seigantoji Temple
A picture-perfect temple to religious and natural harmony

Perched in front of the stunning Nachi Falls, the brilliant red three-story pagoda of Seigantoji Temple is a striking example of a man-made structure interacting in synergy with the natural environment. The temple is also attached to the Grand Shrine of Kumano Nachi-taisha — demonstrating the often harmonious relationship between Buddhism and Shintoism.

How to Get There

The temple is accessible by bus.Take the Kumano Kotsu Bus from Kii-Katsuura Station and ride 30-minutes to the Nachisan stop. The stop before Nachisan is Nachi-no-Taki-mae, the stop for Nachi Falls. Alternatively, take the bus from Shingu station and after 15-minutes, get off at Jinja Otera-mae.

Location: Wakayama-ken, Higashimuro-gun, Nachikatsuura-cho, Nachisan 8
Phone: 0735-55-0001
Entrance: is free, however a small fee is necessary to enter the pagoda.
Source: https://www.japan.travel/en/spot/971/
Wakayama: Seigantoji Temple
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