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100 Best Waterfalls in japan

Experience Beautiful Japanese Waterfalls!
There are about 2,500 waterfalls which has more than 5m (17 ft.) high and the constant activity of water. Japan is also know as the country of mountain and forest which create many beautiful waterfalls all over in Japan. The highest waterfall is Syomyodaki (称名滝) which has 350m (1170 ft.) high. We have 3 best waterfalls (三大 瀑布) in Japan, and 100 best waterfalls (日本の滝100 選) which selected by Ministry of the Environment and other NPO. If you are into waterfalls, check out the Japanese waterfalls. Many Japanese waterfalls have faces for each season. Some of the waterfalls will be frozen up completely in the winter. Some of the waterfalls have great autumn leaves. In the Spring, they have beautiful flowers, and in the summer, they have nice green leaves and huge amount of water.

Shiraito Waterfall

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Shiraito Waterfall (白糸の滝, shiraitonotaki) is in Shizuoka prefecture, located west side of Mt.Fuji. Shiraito Waterfall is about 60ft. height and 600ft. width. There are hundreds of small waterfalls and each of them look like a silk line. Shiraito means Silk thread. Water is coming from the ice of Mt. Fuji. In 1936, this waterfall is chosen a natural monument, and in 1990, it is chosen one of 100 best waterfalls in Japan. There are many gift shop around Shiraito Waterfall. Otodome Waterfall is right next to it.
Tourist info:
There are a couple of Hotels, camping place and a golf course.
Access:
0. at Fuji St.
1. take JR Minobu line to Fujinomiya (20 min.)
2. take bus to Shiraito no Taki (30 min.)

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Kegon Waterfall

Kegon Waterfall

Area: Tochigi; Nikko (Season: June)


Kegon Waterfall (華厳の滝, Kegonnotaki) is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan, and one of the three great falls ...

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Fukuroda Waterfall

Fukuroda Waterfall

Area: Ibaraki; Mito (Season: July)


Fukuroda Falls (袋田の滝, fukurodanotaki) is one of the three great falls in Japan, and also one of the 100 best ...

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Shomyo Falls

Shomyo Falls

Area: Toyama; Tateyama (Season: June)


Shomyo Falls (称名滝) is the tallest Japanese waterfalls located in Tateyama, Toyama pref. It is 4-step waterfalls, ...

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Nachi Falls

Nachi Falls

Area: Wakayama; Nachi-Shingu (Season: June)


Nachi Falls (那智大滝, nachi no ootaki) is one of the three major watrfalls as well as Kegon and Fukuroda in Japan. ...

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Joren Fall

Joren Fall

Area: Shizuoka; Izu Peninsula (Season: June)


Joren waterfall (浄蓮の滝, jorennotaki) is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan. It has about 25m(85 ft.) height ...

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Sanjo Falls

Sanjo Falls

Area: Fukushima; Ozenuma (Season: July)


Sanjo Falls (三条の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Oze, Fukushima. It is 30m wide and 100m tall ...

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Senga Waterfall

Senga Waterfall

Area: Yamanashi; Kofu (Season: August)


Senga waterfall (仙峨滝, sengataki) Senga waterfall is one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan located Syosenkyo ...

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Shoji Falls

Shoji Falls

Area: Yamanashi; Minami Alps (Season: May)


Shoji Falls (精進ヶ滝) is one of 100 best waterfallslocated in Minami Alps National Park. It has 121m high which is ...

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Jofu Falls

Jofu Falls

Area: Gunma; Kusatsu (Season: May)


Jofu Falls (常布の滝) is one of 100 best waterfalls in Japan. It is located in Kusatsu, Gunma Prefecture. The ...

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Atera Seven Falls

Atera Seven Falls

Area: Aichi; East Mikawa (Season: July)


Atera Seven Falls (阿寺の七滝) is one of 100 best waterfalls in Japan. It is located Shinshiro, Aichi. It has 7 falls ...

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Hirayu Great Falls

Hirayu Great Falls

Area: Gifu; Hida Takayama (Season: June)


Hirayu Great Falls (平湯大滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located Okuhida, Gifu pref. It is also chosen as ...

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Shiraito Waterfall

Shiraito Waterfall

Area: Shizuoka; Southern Fuji (Season: January)


Shiraito Waterfall (白糸の滝, shiraitonotaki) is in Shizuoka prefecture, located west side of Mt.Fuji. Shiraito ...

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Hossawa Waterfall

Hossawa Waterfall

Area: Tokyo; Okutama (Season: January)


Hossawa Waterfall (佛沢の滝, hossawanotaki) is one of the major spot of Hinohara village. It has 4 steps 180ft. height ...

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Fukiware Fall

Fukiware Fall

Area: Gunma; Akagi (Season: May)


Fukiware Waterfall (吹割の滝, fukiwarenotaki) is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan, which has 7m (21ft.) height ...

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Abe Waterfall

Abe Waterfall

Area: Shizuoka; Middle Shizuoka (Season: July)


Abe Waterfall (阿倍の大滝, abenootaki) is one of 100 best waterfalls in Japan, and biggest fall in Shizuoka prefecture. ...

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Neo Falls

Neo Falls

Area: Gifu; Hida Takayama (Season: September)


Neo Falls (根尾の滝) is one of 100 best waterfalls in Japan. It is located Osaka, Gifu Prefecture. It is 5m wide and ...

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Yonako Great Falls

Yonako Great Falls

Area: Nagano; Nagano (Season: October)


Yonako Great Falls (米子大瀑布) is one of 100 best waterfalls in Japan. It is located in Suzaka, Nagano. Yonako Falls ...

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Yoro Falls

Yoro Falls

Area: Gifu; Gifu (Season: November)


Yoro Falls (養老の滝) is one of 100 best waterfalls and 100 best water in Japan. It is 32m high and 4 wide waterfalls ...

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Ryusoga Falls

Ryusoga Falls

Area: Fukui; Fukui (Season: May)


Ryusoga Falls (龍双ヶ滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Fukui Pref. It is about 60m tall. It is ...

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Sanbon Falls

Sanbon Falls

Area: Nagano; Matsumoto (Season: June)


Sanbon Falls (三本滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Mt. Norikura, Nagano Pref. Sanbon literary ...

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Amida Falls

Amida Falls

Area: Gifu; Mino and Gujo (Season: June)


Amida Falls (阿弥陀ヶ滝, amidagataki) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Gifu pref. It is about 60m high ...

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Kamba Falls

Kamba Falls

Area: Okayama; Maniwa (Season: September)


Kamba Falls (神庭の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Okayama Prefecture. It has 110m high and 20m ...

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Tadachi Falls

Tadachi Falls

Area: Nagano; Kiso-ji (Season: April)


Tadachi Falls (田立の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture. There are many ...

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Kuwanoki Falls

Kuwanoki Falls

Area: Wakayama; Nachi-Shingu (Season: June)


Kuwanoki Falls (桑ノ木の滝) is one of the 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture. It is ...

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Kumano Nunobiki Falls

Kumano Nunobiki Falls

Area: Mie; Kumano (Season: June)


Kumano Nunobiki Falls (熊野布引の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Kumano, Mie Prefecture. It is ...

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Ubaga Falls

Ubaga Falls

Area: Ishikawa; Mt. Hakusan (Season: July)


Ubaga Falls (姥ヶ滝) is one of the 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Ishikawa. It is also popular waterfalls of ...

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Akiu Great Falls

Akiu Great Falls

Area: Miyagi; Sendai (Season: August)


Akiu Great Falls (秋保大滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Sendai, Miyagi prefecture. It is 55m ...

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Sankai Falls

Sankai Falls

Area: Miyagi; Sendai (Season: August)


Sankai Falls (三階の滝) is 3 step waterfalls located in Zao, Miyagi prefecture. It is one of the 100 best Japanese ...

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Tendaki Falls

Tendaki Falls

Area: Hyogo; Tajima (Season: June)


Tendaki Falls (天滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Hyogo prefecture. It is about 98m tall ...

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Saruo Falls

Saruo Falls

Area: Hyogo; Tajima (Season: June)


Saruo Falls (猿尾滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Hyogo prefecture. It is two-step waterfalls ...

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Todoroki Falls

Todoroki Falls

Area: Kochi; Kochi (Season: September)


Todoroki Falls (轟の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese Waterfalls located Kochi Prefecture. It is 3 steps waterfalls 83m ...

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Oko Falls

Oko Falls

Area: Kagoshima; Yakushima (Season: April)


Oko Falls (大川の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Yakushima. It is a 88m tall dynamic waterfalls. ...

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Otodome Waterfall

Otodome Waterfall

Area: Shizuoka; Southern Fuji (Season: January)


Otodome Waterfall (音止の滝, otodomenotaki) is in Sizuoka prefecture, located west side of Mt. Fuji. This waterfall is ...

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Syasui Waterfall

Syasui Waterfall

Area: Kanagawa; Sagami (Season: April)


Syasui Waterfall (洒水の滝, syasuinotaki) is one of the best 100 waterfalls and water in Japan. It's also chosen as ...

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Marukami Waterfall

Marukami Waterfall

Area: Saitama; Chichibu (Season: May)


Marugami Waterfall (丸神の滝)is one of the 100 best waterwaterfalls in Japan and only one in Saitama Prefecture. It ...

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Fudo Fall

Fudo Fall

Area: Gunma; Akagi (Season: May)


Fudotaki (棚下不動滝)is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan, which has 37m (110ft.) height. It is located at a ...

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Hayato Fall

Hayato Fall

Area: Kanagawa; Sagami (Season: June)


Hayato Fall (早戸大滝, hayato otaki) is one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan, which located Mt. Tanzawa in ...

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Kirifuri Waterfall

Kirifuri Waterfall

Area: Tochigi; Nikko (Season: June)


Kirifuri Waterfall (霧降の滝, kirifurinotaki) is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan and three great falls in ...

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Nanatsugama Godan Falls

Nanatsugama Godan Falls

Area: Yamanashi; Kofu (Season: May)


Nanatsugama Godan Falls (七ツ釜五段の滝, nanatsugamagodannotaki) is one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan located in ...

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Manai Falls

Manai Falls

Area: Miyazaki; Takachiho (Season: March)


Manai Falls (真名井の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls. It is 17m tall. Legend said, this waterfalls was made ...

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Ryuzu Falls

Ryuzu Falls

Area: Shimane; Izumo-Matsue (Season: June)


Ryuzu Falls (龍頭ヶ滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Shimane. There are two waterfalls: Odaki and ...

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Amedaki Falls

Amedaki Falls

Area: Tottori; Kurayoshi (Season: June)


Amedaki Falls (雨滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Tottori. It is 40m tall straight waterfalls. ...

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Otaru Falls

Otaru Falls

Area: Kochi; Kochi (Season: September)


Otaru Falls (大樽の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Ochi, Kochi pref. It is 34 m tall ...

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Yashio Falls

Yashio Falls

Area: Shimane; Izumo-Matsue (Season: June)


Yashio Falls (八汐滝・八塩滝) is one of Yae Falls located Unnan, Shimane Prefecture. Yae and Ryuzu Falls around this area ...

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Daisen Falls

Daisen Falls

Area: Tottori; Kurayoshi (Season: June)


Daisen Falls (大山滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Tottori. It is located east side of Mt. ...

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Hara-Fudo Falls

Hara-Fudo Falls

Area: Hyogo; Himeji (Season: June)


Hara-Fudo Falls (原不動滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Hyogo. It is 3-step waterfalls and 88m ...

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Naena Falls

Naena Falls

Area: Niigata; Joetsu (Season: October)


Naena Falls (苗名滝) is one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan. It is located on the border of Nagano and Niigata ...

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So Falls

So Falls

Area: Niigata; Joetsu (Season: October)


So Falls (惣滝) is one of 100 best waterfalls in Japan. It is located in Myoko city, Niigata. It is 80m high and the ...

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Nunobiki Falls

Nunobiki Falls

Area: Hyogo; Kobe (Season: April)


Nunobiki Falls (布引の滝) is one of 100 best Japanese waterfalls located in Kobe. It is also one of three major sacred ...

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