Senhiro Waterfall, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho

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#4 of 14 in Nature in Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho
Feel the force of nature at Senhiro Waterfall, a waterfall cascading out of a cut in the mountains amidst greenery from some 20 m (60 ft). Steep smooth rock surface on both sides add to the experience, and you can view villages and fields from this vantage point. Follow a concrete path to a picnic table alongside the river where you can rest. You'll also find a store nearby for refreshments and souvenirs. Work out when and for how long to visit Senhiro Waterfall and other Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho attractions using our handy Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho trip planner .
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  • September 16, 2017
    Before the largest of the island's many waterfalls. I heard that in the 1枚岩 waterfall, big in Japan. Waterfalls granite rock is large but quite far Observatory, underwhelming, I feel. Take a spray will be different if you go close enough to...
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  • September 13, 2017
    Yakushima Island are a number of spectacular waterfalls that distance, is an island best fans falls, while Chihiro falls is a spectacular waterfall.
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  • September 3, 2017
    When the falls seen from a distance, so they don't impress. I know 'spirited waterfall' description to the Monolith's left hand than falls itself, rock plates and that it is the charm of this waterfall.
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