Daitaiji is located in Nachikatsuura Town in Wakayama Prefecture,
one of the richest areas of nature in the prefecture.

We sincerely look forward to welcoming you to Nachikatsuura Town and its nature.

  • By Car
  • By Train
  • By Airplane
  • Area info

From Osaka
Hanwa Expressway → Kisei Expressway, Susami Minami IC → Turn at the Yatagano intersection on Route 42 to the upstream side of the river and drive about 5 minutes.

From Nagoya
Higashi-meihan Expressway / Ise Expressway → Seiwa-Taki IC → Kumano-Odomari IC→Turn right at the Ichiya traffic light on Route 42. After 500 meters, turn left at the bridge and drive for about 2 minutes.

※ Free parking is available at Daitaiji Temple.

・From Kii-Katsuura Station on the JR Kisei Line, about 15 minutes by cab.

From Osaka Station, take the limited express train Kuroshio bound for Shingu.
From Shinjuku Station, take the night bus bound for Katsuura Onsen.

Limousine buses are also available from Nanki Shirahama Airport.

From Kii-Katsuura Station, a cab to Temple Hotel Daitaiji takes about 15 minutes.
Please note that if you get off at Taiji station, you will need to call a cab by phone.

Facilities nearby

Hot spring: Nishiki-no-yu, Kiyomon-yu, etc. 5-10 minutes by car
Popular tourist spots: 20 minutes by car to Katsuura Fishing Port
Supermarket: 5 minutes by car

A base for the Kumano Kodo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Many guests stay here for their pilgrimage along the Kumano Kodo trail.
The 20km cycling path along the Ota River is one of the most popular cycling courses in the Kansai region.

A spectacular view of the four seasons

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in the spring, the mountain stream of the Ota River in the summer, autumn leaves in the fall, and hot springs in the winter.
Nachikatsuura Town welcomes you with different views depending on the season.