Ryuzu Waterfall, Nikko

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See the rushing waters of Ryuzu Waterfall, an impressive natural feature in the center of an attractive woodland. The twin falls have been said to possess an almost mystical quality, with their name literally translated as "Dragon Head Waterfall." The leafy trees that flank the cascades shelter them, hiding them away and adding to the serenity of the scene. Admire the twin falls from the small observation deck, located behind a visitor center housing a souvenir shop and food stall. Add Ryuzu Waterfall to your Nikko travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Nikko trip planner .
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  • Another must-see spot in Oku-Nikko, it's easily accesible, complete with a teahouse and a gift shop. The autumn colours are gorgeous and it's definitely worth a visit.  more »
  • Guests can enjoy a view of the water rushing across a reminiscent of the view from the Crown flowing Lake Chuzenji lifting spray behind the Ford Bridge near the Dragon's head rock, from Dragon 之茶 shop overlooking the two falls from the front view, respectively.
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  • Crown-named waterfalls, as well as images, must be awful good falls and expected to fall. At little falls on the back of the souvenir CHORO was certain only. It was pretty disappointed spot.
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  • Beautiful falls just up the road from chuzenji. We walked down from the higher trail entrance. The view, the smell, and the sound of the falls was all amazing.
  • There is a tea house you can visit that faces the waterfall so you can enjoy the sights and sounds. There's also stairs that lets you walk along the waterfall that leads to hiking trails connecting Lake Chuzenji and Lake Yumoto. Perfect for people who like walking trails.
  • Beautiful falls. Loved the downward view into the lake. Would love to come back again when the sakura are in blossom or in autumn.
  • Start of the walking trail around Senjougahara marsh. There is a restaurant overlooking the waterfall which serves delicious soba with mountain vegetables.
  • I came here with my girlfriend & sister on october 23, 2015 It such a right time to see color change in Nikko. People here are nice and welcome.

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