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Address: 768-47 Okuhida Onsen Gohirayu, Takayama 506-1433 , Gifu Prefecture
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Nice waterfall

It is one of the sightseeing spots in Hirayu Onsen. After going to Shinhotaka Ropeway, we walked around Hirayu Onsen. The printed tourist information stated that it takes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 June 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

It's nice but nothing special. There are lot of other falls in Japan which are equal or nicer. If ur by chance around so maybe good chance to spend an hour

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

It is one of the sightseeing spots in Hirayu Onsen. After going to Shinhotaka Ropeway, we walked around Hirayu Onsen. The printed tourist information stated that it takes 50 mins to the waterfall by foot. We decided to take bus but the bus ticket office staff told us that it took only 20 mins to get there. Therefore we walked... More 

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Nanjing, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

It looks so so in winter. easy to access. 5 minutes walking distance from the main road. It has old white monkey tale about it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Hirayu Otaki was one of the sights on route to Shin Hodaka area. We stopped by here in early Dec and was glad we did! There's a big car park right beside the entrance building/shop. The weather was super cold and most of the walkway were frozen. Thankfully there was a small shuttle bus from the main entrance to bring... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

We hiked up to the fall from the town, but it is easily accessible by car, too, with a several hundred meter walk up from the car park. The fall is quite impressive, in a beautiful natural setting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

I was there at Hirayunomori Onsen during Winter and the Waterfall is just a 100m away from the Onsen. We visited the waterfall and it is beautiful. The water fall was almost frozen and you see blue and white on the fall it self. the experience is amazing especially when we drink icy orange volka near the fall with the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

there is a bus that takes people here, but we walked from Hirayuo bus terminal. you can't get very close to the falls. they are beautiful in the winter when they are frozen.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

nothing much to see in winter .. but the walk to the falls is a good exercise in the winter. The falls was semi-frozen when visited on 28 Dec

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