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Kegon Falls, Nikko

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Considered one of Japan's most scenic cascades, Kegon Falls provide visitors with picturesque natural views year round. Located at the source of the Oshiri River, the main waterfall is 97 m (318 ft) high. Autumn remains the most popular time to visit, offering not only a chance to see and photograph the splashing water, but also admire the changing colors of this quintessential Japanese landscape. Put Kegon Falls and other Nikko attractions into our Nikko trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Today the intended trip to Kegon waterfall, by bus, we bought the bus pass to visit his legs up, Chuzenji Rope way view falls view remotely before, which suggests that there should be much more worthwhile? When it falls to Lake Chuzenji, before walking to the waterfall Kegon, guys rarely falls to Danang lip go down below the waterfall, or not, but the satisfaction, guys. For we choose not to. The fish soup with hot coals instead lol.
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  • You can see Kegon Falls bought the tickets at the entrance and take the elevator to the bottom, just around the corner. But! Winter, particularly snow, is too cold and not look longer. Have to go to the bottom next to the entrance to Lookout of like so good from there. Lookout is a free of charge
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  • The waterfall can be observed from the upper observation deck (free) or you can take the elevator (paid) until 100 meters down. Both views are great. We visit during month of January with quite low te...  more »
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  • The best of the waterfalls in this area and worth paying to get down to the best vantage point. The falls look stunning in winter when everything is covered in snow and ice.
  • A must see in Nikko! You will have to pay a fee if you want to take the elevator to the bottom to get the best view of the falls but it is definitely worth it!
  • Superb waterfall! I have visited this twice (2015 Dec and 2016 Aug). If you go to Nikko you must not miss this. Do check the closing timing before you plan because there is an 100meter elevator (550 yen) which takes you to the viewing point for this waterfall.
  • Beautiful place, you can see it from Akchidara Ropeway too, It's near to Bus stop of Lake chuzenji ko,
  • Visit the paid observatory. It is amazing. great place.