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Address: Kamikawa-gun, Kamikawa-cho 078-1700, Hokkaido
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Next to Ginga no Taki

Nice view but was frozen during winter, we didn't manage to catch it roaring down the cliff. May be nicer during other seasons with the colored leaves framing the falls.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice view but was frozen during winter, we didn't manage to catch it roaring down the cliff. May be nicer during other seasons with the colored leaves framing the falls.

Thank Violetferrari
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

There are actually two falls, one male and the other female. It was snowing when we visited and this made it more beautiful. However, be careful because the roads become icy and it is very slippery

Thank Visnu K
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

It is also located next to GInga no Taki Falls. Spend some time enjoying the scenery, though waterfall is nothing spectacular. As this is a popular spot, expect bus loads of tourists visiting here. Overall, a recommended visit in Sounkyo.

Thank LG_Kay
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were there in June, took quite a while to find it but the water was not much so the waterfall wasn't too grand. Just a place for tourist to take picture as "I have been here" Both waterfalls are side by side with just different angle. Hope someone may see a grander view than what we saw.

Thank Desmondcheng
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If your intention is to view gushing waters, this may seem totally unspectacular. Small waterfall, that's not worth a detour unless you are driving or staying at the onsen hotels overnight, with nothing better to do.

Thank SG_Travelbugs
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244 reviews
58 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Passed by the Twin Falls while we were on the way to the Sounkyo Ice Festival. There were many tourists. The Taki Falls was more prominent while the Ryusei Falls was not so obvious. Tried to climb up the stairs behind the carpark to get a better view of the twin falls, but the snow was very thick and there... More 

Thank kwoong
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went in early dec and the twin waterfalls were frozen. despite that its still worth visiting. The winds are rather strong and place is very cold, minus 2 degree. You can take nice pictures.

1 Thank puahph
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The best time to head to Ginga & Ryusei falls is just after sunrise. The falls faces east ward and as the sun rises behind the hills, it lights up the waterfalls. Furthermore, everyone else is still sleeping or having breakfast in the hotels, so you have the entire place to yourself. If you are able to climb, there is... More 

1 Thank Aaron L
Hong Kong
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

environment is good but the waterfall not very attractive

Thank kchongkong4
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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).

Thank JeremyB1200

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