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Shiraito Falls, Karuizawa-machi

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Waterfall
See an impressive natural feature at Shiraito Falls, a wide and pleasant waterfall located within a national park. Considered sacred during the time of the Fuji cult of Shintoism, the waterfall stands out as a scenic highlight of the park. With a width of 150 m (492 ft), the main cascade drops down the face of a cliff in thin white streams. The falls themselves have a hidden-away air, thanks to an array of greenery shielding them. During your walk up to the falls (just a short walk from the road), you'll see several stalls selling a range of souvenirs and snacks. Take a look at our Karuizawa-machi itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Shiraito Falls and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • So wide is the width of the waterfall flowing involuntarily moved. It's pure waterfall is flowing over and over again with a bunch of 見上gereru from basin water as groundwater flowing water of Mt. Fuji. Not too long so filled with tourists.
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  • We were impressed by the power of Mother Nature.... of what she can create.... and the form of her creation......  more »
  • This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Karuizawa. The best time to visit is Spring and early morning.  more »
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  • I would suppose it would be spectacular with a higher flow rate; it hadn't rained for about a week prior to visit. It was more crowded than imagined. The shops near the path entrance lent a "tourist trap" atmosphere.
  • Autumn scenery is not beautiful.
  • Beautiful fall, little narrow road, limited public access
  • Very nice check point
  • Nice