Chinda Falls is one of the great waterfalls in Oita Prefecture. There are two waterfalls Odaki, 17m tall and 97m wide and Medaki, 18m tall and 4m wide. Because of the dynamic view with large amount of water makes the view as Bungo Niagara Falls or Ono Niagara Falls.
It was known as great waterfalls since old time. In 1476 the famous artist Sesshu visited and draw the picture. It also appears in Bungokokushi record writen in Edo period.
It was formed about 90,000 years ago by the eruption of Mt. Aso.