Cherry blossom festival at Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine(Kumano Nachi Taisha no Oka-sai)


Dedication of elegant dance

On April 14, the cherry blossom festival is held at Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine to express gratitude for blessings of nature and pray for a rich harvest. In the Hiro-jinja Shrine, an associated shrine of the grand shrine enshrining the Nachi Waterfall, shrine maidens wearing floral hairpins of cherry blossoms dedicate the Urayasu-no-mai dance.


Nachikatsuura Town
Nachisan, Nachikatsuura Town
Season / Time zone
Spring(April 14) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
Once a year


Get off at “Nachi no Taki-mae” [那智の滝前] bus stop of Kumano Kotsu Bus from JR Kii-Katsuura Sta. or JR Nachi Sta.

Recommended spot

JR Nachi Station > Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine