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Shiraito Falls

Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0111, Nagano Prefecture
+81 267-31-0070
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Private Tour: Tenshi Mountains Hike with Transport from Fujinomiya
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“parking area” (5 reviews)
“local bus” (4 reviews)
“water flowing” (3 reviews)
Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun 389-0111, Nagano Prefecture
+81 267-31-0070
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing spot! The water just oozes out of the porous ground above a layer of hard rock and forms a large horseshoe-shaped 3 meter high water fall that is actually the source of a river. Everyone says this is a great place to...More

Thank Banda-in-Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waterfall is worth visiting and just a short walk from the main road. The path leading to the waterfall is very picturesque and the waterfall was in itself another sight worth seeing. One should spend time there to just let the tranquil surroundings sink...More

Thank 811belle105
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a little bit far away and just need to stay for half hour The fall is nice and the food around is good

Thank 104chanh
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Pure water flowing down the mountain and over the nicely shaped waterfall, surrounded by a lovely green forest. The waterfall is only an easy 200m stroll from the parking area. The road to the falls is a JPY400 toll road that winds through the forest....More

1  Thank casualobserv
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very cool spot , in summer season, available to rest here. For reaching to this water wall from another sightseeing spot , anyway we have to climbe or down the mountain's road.It is tough...

Thank Sato R
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this place in summer. It is actually a small waterfall, so do not by any means expect to see water falling majestically from a height and cascading down a valley. But it is beautiful nonetheless. The white water against serene green forests around...More

Thank Madhura S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited the place in November, not so mush water, but the woods were nice. Area around was peaceful and colorful. Tried local steemed buns- local specialty. The anko bun was really good.

Thank Jekaterina_Kraus
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

There is bus going there from Karuizawa station. The place is peaceful and nice. I was surprised to know that the water takes 6 years to flow through the rocks from the mountain top.

1  Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A lovely spot to visit, and the gentle walk to the waterfalls is pretty as you pass streams and mossy rocks. Our children enjoyed it.

Thank beedzu
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Was a little disappointed as I was actually expecting a big waterfall, but that might have been my mistake for not ready more about this spot. The view is quite beautiful, but if you have family members who needs wheelchair or have difficulty walking, I...More

Thank Eric S
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樂Fun H
17 September 2017|
Response from Eric S | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the bus stop over, but when I was there I didn't see any storage lockers for luggage and the way things are set up there, it will be difficult to put the luggage anywhere
5 December 2016|
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Response from The_Savvy_Glutton | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can find the bus timetable using these keywords: nagano eastern karuizawa kusatsu line bus timetables I'm sorry I can't post the actual website as TripAdvisor seem to block HTML information. Good luck and have... More
6 October 2015|
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Response from Judy I | Reviewed this property |
It is a very short walk from the parking lot to the falls...no steps. The walk is easy with only a slight incline. Don't go in the Winter though....lots of ice and snow.