54. Nachi Taisha Shrine 熊野那智大社 The Kumano Kodo route connects it to Hongu Taisha Shrine, Hayatama Taisha Shrine and Koyasan. Even today Japanese henro pilgrims trek these routes, visiting these historically important shrines and temples. Serious henro travel to all three sites to complete their pilgrimage. Kumano Nachi Taisha is surrounded by cedar forests, a sacred camphor tree and is located next to Nachi Waterfall and Seigantoji Temple Pagoda. Nachi Shrine is also a part of the Western Japan 33 Temple Pilgrimage Route.