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Three Great Waterfalls of Japan

They are top three best Japanese waterfalls. The waterfalls had been respected as god of nature in Japan. They have dynamic, gorgeous and sacred view. Kegon Falls and Nachi Falls are fixed for three, but last falls is very different at any location. Fukuroda is one of the typical list, today.

Kegon Waterfall

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Kegon Waterfall (華厳の滝, Kegonnotaki) is one of the best 100 waterfalls in Japan, and one of the three great falls in Nikko, and one of the three great waterfalls in Japan. Moreover, Kegon waterfall is the most famous waterfall in Japan. It is located Okunikko (奥日光) in Tochigi Prefecture. Kegon waterfall is 97m(326 ft.) high, and 7m width. Water come from Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖), and a mount of water falls 2 tons per second. It sometimes increases tremendously after heavy rain. It is a grand view of 97m straight fall.

Tourist Info.
There is parking, restroom, and gift show. 520 yen for Observation deck which located the bottom of the fall. In the rain season, the fall sometimes covered by fog. Check the weather before you visit.

Access
0. at Nikko Station
1. use Tobunikko bus to Kegononotaki iriguchi (45 min.)
2. walk (2 min.)


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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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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; North-Ibaraki (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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