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Ryusei no Taki Falls

Kamikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido 078-1700, Japan
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Kamikawa-cho
Type: Bodies of Water
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Genève
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

You can stop it for a while and take nice pictures, or go a bit walking with the stairs (if you are not afraid of moskitoes).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

park in car park and climb up stairs. the views from the opposite side are spectacular. the falls are dramatic but not the most beautiful in the world but well worth a look

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Singapore
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The Ryusei-no-Taki is also known as the Shooting Star Falls, and is one of the two famed waterfalls in Sounkyo Gorge. According to my tour guide, apparently if you look at the falls at an angle, the water would appear to spew out, resembling a shooting star… I couldn’t really visualise that but anyway, I thought it still looked pretty... More

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Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Able to see water falls down from the mountain top since it's summer time. We were told by the guide that in winter time there might be only a small stream running down, or even all turn to be ice. It's not consider a gigantic fall but worth to see.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012 via mobile

This place is filled with tourists and tough to get a clean shots. Not the most spectacular water fall though it's located between a valley.

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