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Kegon Falls: Visit One of Japan’s Most Majestic Waterfalls this Autumn!

The town of Nikko sits at the entrance to Nikko National Park. This place is especially famous for being the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu. Ieyasu is the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate and the father of modern Japan. Within Nikko is the most lavishly decorated shrine in possibly all of Japan; Toshogu shrine.…

Yoro Falls: The Magical Waterfall

Legend Located about an hour outside the bustling city of Nagoya in Yoro town in Gifu Prefecture,Yoro no Taki or Yoro Falls is one of Japan’s top 100 Waterfalls and one of the 100 Best Spring Water Sites in Japan. Legend has it that during the 8th century, a poor woodcutter who had a sick…

Top 10 Magnificent Waterfalls in Japan

It’s always nice to get away from pollution and work-related stress from time to time. The refreshing sound of water and the warm scent of nature simply heals. You can always choose the beach to hang out at, but if you prefer a rather greener view and to be close to the mountains, you might…

Japanese Niagara Falls, Fukiware no Taki

“When you have time to enjoy the nature then you have more time to live for yourself”, this was on my mind when I visited one of the best national monuments of Japan, Fukiware waterfalls. geocities.jp/ Located in Numata area of Gunma , it is considered to be one of the best 100 waterfalls in…

Summer in Izu Peninsula

Spring is here and before we know it will be over soon. Then we will be greeted with the heat of Summer. As the heat rises, Izu Peninsula awakens. It is the time for Izu Peninsula to open welcome visitors, not just around Japan, but all over the world. One of Shizuoka’s shining glory is…

Such a beautiful waterfalls in Japan.

You might not have an image of Japanese waterfalls in your mind. However we have many beautiful waterfalls all over Japan. Today, I’m pick out some of waterfalls which I recommended visiting. Many Japanese people say we can bask in “Mainasu ion” which means negative ions. In Japan we think these negative ions are great…