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Address: Sounkyo, Kamikawa-gun, Kamikawa-cho 078-1700, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 1658-5-3350

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Lots of photos to be taken. Decent shops and facilties. Mind out for the bus tours with all their selfie sticks though....

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of photos to be taken. Decent shops and facilties. Mind out for the bus tours with all their selfie sticks though....

Thank Heidbummer
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove to this waterfall after coming down from Kurobe ropeway. Its a short 15-20mins drive. Its a twin waterfall, however, the view was just average after visiting so many waterfalls overseas and in Japan. Unfortunately, the autumn colours already over when we visited on 18 Oct, else the view would have been better. Will not specially make a trip... More 

Thank Jon N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pse note - To check if the place is available during winter. This place is popular for the hot spring hotel during the winter period and many of the restaurants may be close. But I still managed to get some nice picture. I was here in Autumn 11 years ago and this time I managed to catch the winter look.... More 

Thank mcleeSingapore
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Hokkaido. It is nice to stroll around the Daisetsuzan National Park and enjoy the natural scenery. You may be disappointed by the small size of the waterfall if you had seen much bigger ones in other countries.

Thank Ho_Family2013
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Ginga water is said to be the female waterfall pairing with Ryusei waterfall - the male, just perfectly paired up as the "husband and wife" falls. The giant waterfalls rushing down violently from the huge rocks from the mountain top is truly a most beautiful view. Maple leaves view in late autumn here is awesome. Will make a unforgettable memory.

Thank sy3717
Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One of the few attractions in the area. It is basically two tall but narrow water falls going down to a rapid river. Take a few snaps of photo and you can be on your way. There is also a short but gradient hike up to a plateau where you can take an unobstructed photo of both falls, but its... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful falls, surrounded by Autumnal hews as the trees moved from green to golden glows of orange, yellow and fiery red. Only the crowds stopped this from being five stars. Best not be too critical, we were, after all, part of them. Great picture opportunities and free!

Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It was raining heavily but yet must come to take photo with this waterfall...it is quite spectacular but cover by trees leaves...cant get the full picture of this waterfall.

Thank Editplus
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The view of the falls is nice, but we have seen waterfalls that are much grander than this. The trail upwards can give a little different view of this scene.

Thank Bonnie T
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130 reviews
73 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Take the exit on the right just before the tunnel to these waterfalls if going from Sounkyo to lake Akan. Worth a visit . Toilets are available though they can get quite crowded with the buses unloading the tourists. Parking is free.

Thank jolinpl

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