Kannon Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls located in Saga, prefecture.
There is Kannon Statue on the Top of the waterfalls. The legend said, about 400 years ago, when Toyotomi Hideyoshi attacked Korea, he made one of the most beautiful woman of Matsuura his mistress. However, she had eye sickness that never recovered. When she washed her eyes by the water of thsi waterfalls, her eyes are recovered. After that, people visit this waterfalls to pray for cure of their eye problems.