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Ryuzu Waterfall

Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
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“souvenir shop” (6 reviews)
“dragon head” (4 reviews)
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Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
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"autumn colours"
in 7 reviews
"souvenir shop"
in 6 reviews
"dragon head"
in 4 reviews
"lovely falls"
in 2 reviews
"bus stop"
in 7 reviews
"rest stop"
in 2 reviews
"yumoto onsen"
in 3 reviews
"rushing water"
in 2 reviews
"less than an hour"
in 2 reviews
"early october"
in 2 reviews
"hiking trail"
in 3 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 4 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"an easy walk"
in 2 reviews
"nikko station"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 2 reviews
"cascade"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

The walk thru old path and wooden bridges among trees at edge of lake was lovely preparation for walking along the paved pathway beautiful falls. Inexpensive lunch spot at edge of gift shop, where you can have a light Japanese lunch and enjoy the falls....More

Thank Janis857
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We parked our car at the upper car park lot (not the one downstream with all the shops and restaurants). From there it's a nice walk downstream following the falls all the way. The sound and sight of rushing water builds up until we hit...More

Thank BertSG
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Though I didn’t visit this waterfall during its season, I still feel that it must be very beautiful if all the leaves are red. The pathway along the waterfall is nice, not difficult for senior visitors to walk. Transportation is also easy.

Thank KMatariki
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

There is a car park at the top and at the bottom with stairs leading all the way up . Nice views from the bridge at the top .

Thank JRP-Bkk
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

It is pretty, however, is not as splendid as the Kegon no Taki(華厳の滝). During the icy winter, it is hard to take a walk on the trail. If you do not have plenty of time, you may skip this spot.

Thank Thomas K
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We drove to Nikko. Along the way we drove up to Ryuzu waterall. Nothing much to see just to capture the scenery. Very windy and cold during winter time not many people visiting this place.

Thank jenlim2014
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

take the walk behind here. Amazing. We saw wild monkeys. Take a map, because we got turned around and walk ed more than we should have! :) the boardwalk was particularly beautiful. Cool temps even in summer.

Thank Angewaa
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

There was parking beside Ryuzu bridge, and you can enjoy hike to cafe. It might take more than 10 minutes. It was really good hike watching with color leaves beside river.

Thank Tomakee
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Ranked as one of the 3 most famous waterfalls of Oku-nikko, Ryuzu Waterfalls (竜頭ノ滝) flow for 210 meters over rocks from the lava flow when Mt. Nantai erupted. It is so named as the shape of the falls resembles the head of a dragon. The...More

Thank Soo K
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

To reach there, you have to take the bus for about 1 hour from the station. Worth it though. The waterfall is very beautiful, and we can enjoy the view while sitting on the bench right next to the waterfall.

Thank cclombok
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Katecymru
10 October 2016|
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Response from Goparoamer | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Katecymru ! Was travelling and had'nt accessed my mails or notifications. You can get there from Asakusa Station on the TOBU line. The All Nikko Pass available at the Asakusa travel desk at Asakusa station allows... More
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Yimei C
3 August 2016|
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Response from Wulan254 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can go from shinjuk by JR lines to omiya then utsunomiya then board JR Nikko line. I board JR train from Tokyo station directly to Utsunomiya then take JR Nikko Line from there. You can check the train schedule in... More
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