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The Most Beautiful Waterfalls To Visit In Japan

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Nachi Falls in Nachikatsuura, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, is one of the best-known waterfalls in Japan.
Nachi, a small coastal town near the southern tip of Wakayama Prefecture, is home to the tallest waterfall in Japan, the stunning 133 meter high Nachi no Taki (Nachi Falls), and next to it the Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine, one of the Kumano Sanzan, the three shrines at the heart of the area, and also Seigantoji Temple, part of the same complex.

Kegon Falls

Kegon
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Kegon Falls is one of most popular spots in Nikko.
In Japanese, it is called "Kegon-no-taki".
And, it is popular as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Japan, along with Fukuroda Falls in Ibaraki Prefecture and Nachi Falls in Wakayama Prefecture.
This is on the Daiya River flowing from Lake Chuzenji, and is located only 0.5 km from the lake.
It is too cool in even mid-summer there.

Shomyo Falls

Shomyo
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The Shomyo (350 m) are known as the highest waterfalls in Japan.
The Shomyo Falls is one of Japan's Top 100 Waterfalls.

Nunobiki Falls

Nunobiki
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Nunobiki Falls is a set of waterfalls near downtown Kobe, Japan.
Nunobiki Falls is made up of four waterfalls: Ontaki, Mentaki, Meototaki and Tsutsumigataki of which Ontaki is the highest at 43m.

Fukuroda Falls

Fukuroda
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Fukuroda Falls are located in Daigo, Ibaraki Prefecture Japan.
The Taki River has its source spring just above the falls.
The river flows through the falls and ultimately joins a major Kuji river.
Fukuroda Station may give you the impression that Fukuroda is a very isolated countryside, but it is a day trip destination from Tokyo City.
Fukuroda has been a great sightseeing spot for Japanese people for a long time that is famous for Fukuroda Falls and hot spring spa.
It is cooler here than in Tokyo, so leaves turn red and yellow earlier.
Concretely, the peak comes in early to middle November.

Matsumi Falls

Matsumi
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Matsumi Falls is a waterfall in the city of Towada, Aomori Prefecture, Japan, on a tributary of the Oirase River, which flows down from Lake Towada.
It is one of "Japan’s Top 100 Waterfalls", in a listing published by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment in 1990.

Ryuzu Falls

Ryuzu
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Ryuzu Falls ("Dragon's Head Waterfall") is a waterfall located upstream from the Yugawa River which makes its way into Lake Yunoko and Lake Chuzenji.
It is located near Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.
Ryuzu can be translated as 'Dragon's Head', and is so named because of its twin falls are said to resemble a dragon's head.
The Ryuzu Falls is the cascade of water which gives the waterfall its beauty.

Hagoromo Falls

Hagoromo
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The Hagoromo Waterfalls sits on the western side of Daisetsuzan National Park in Tenninkyo Gorge.
The name Hagoromo means “feathered robe” or “celestial robe” depending on various sources.

Hannoki Falls

Hannoki
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Hannoki Falls, in Toyama Prefecture, Japan, is the tallest waterfall in Japan at a height of 497 m.

Garo Falls

Garo
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Garo Falls is located in Shimamaki-mura-Japan.
Garo Falls, also called “Flying Dragon”, earned its name from the legend of a dragon king protecting the Matsumae clan’s treasure.
With no basin, it often creates rainbows due to scattered waters always hitting the ground.
It is best to go there during May or June or when autumn starts.