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Beautiful waterfall

The view is only up from a pretty high bridge (I'm afraid of heights and did not expect it would be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hanim G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Shirahige Falls and Tokachidake Citizen Information Centre

If you are already at Bluepond, it will be a good idea to visit Shirahige Falls. It is a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Shirogane, Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun 071-0235, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view is only up from a pretty high bridge (I'm afraid of heights and did not expect it would be that high!). Bare in mind that the attraction is just to view the beautiful waterfall from afar. Despite the distance, my family (young kids...More

Thank Hanim G
Reviewed 8 September 2018

If you are already at Bluepond, it will be a good idea to visit Shirahige Falls. It is a pleasant waterfall to look at. There is a long staircase at the end of the bridge over Shirahige Falls which leads to Tokachidake Citizen Information Centre...More

Thank Tanimy
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is nice falls close(3 km) from the Blue Pond. Shirahige literary means "white beard" in Japanese, and each of the falls are actually falling like "white beard". This is a place to come when you come to the Blue Pond in Biei area.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Higher than my expectations. Looking at most of the pictures on this site , i m a little skeptical to visit this place. However , having arrived at the site, we were mesmerize by the view of the waterfall with the volcano as the backdrop....More

Thank Francisca L
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Pros: Lots of parking for free Con: The view is from quite far away from the bridge If you are short on time in Biei, I suggest to skip this place even though it is named as one of the main attractions. The surrounding view...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here after blue pond. It is less than 3km driving distance from blue pond and I recommended that it should not be missed. There is no entrance fee but offered not so many parking spot (smaller area compared to blue pond parking). View...More

Thank glenfiddich1985
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Shirahige Falls is not far from Blue Pond, and can be easily accessed without strenuous hiking to get close for a good view like many other waterfalls. We just drove close to the bridge and had our car parked conveniently at the roadside carpark. The...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

U need to just take a short walk to the bridge to view the waterfalls. Parking not very far away. U just need about 15min for this activities.

Thank xFengsg
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This waterfall is very near to the Blue Pond, so it's worth stopping by if you are in the area anyway. It was incredibly misty on the day of my visit and so the atmosphere was nice as the bridge overlooking the falls seem suspended...More

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Not the best waterfall I have ever seen but still one of the good ones ! Plus it’s super convenient with lots of parking lots ! Just that there were lots of mosquitoes watching the falls with us that time

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22 November 2017|
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Response from mokky | Reviewed this property |
Impossible to walk from the station. Must drive or take a bus there. It’ll take around 20-30 mins. There’s a bus stop just round the corner from the station. The frequency is roughly one bus an hour and ride it to the end... More
Peter T
30 October 2017|
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Response from Mag95Singapore | Reviewed this property |
It’s just a bridge and u can park your car and walk . U can’t go down and can only see from the top of the bridge. But it’s really nice. Blue clear wtater!