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Address: Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
Visit Ryuzu Waterfall like an insider
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$115*
and up
Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo

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This is one of the token sight seeing spots in the Nikko area. Early October is probably too early for Autumn leaves (koyo), but there was still some colouring occurring. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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Tokyo, Japan
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223 reviews 223 reviews
65 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We got off a small bus and walked down the promenade. A pure river flows by our right side. It leads us to the waterfall. You can find a cafe and from the inside of it, you can enjoy good view of it.

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I have visited Nikko more than 20 times and each visit has been fascinating in any season. Ryuzu Waterfall is one of my favorite waterfalls in Nikko. The view with lush green leaves surrounding the waterfall in summer is totally refreshing, with red and yellow leaves in fall is breathtaking and with the snow background in winter is full of... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

before i went there i think ryuzu would be a big waterfall. then i found it very small. but it still nice because of its autumn color. My bad, i went there on 6 pm so it's already dark.

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Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is one of the token sight seeing spots in the Nikko area. Early October is probably too early for Autumn leaves (koyo), but there was still some colouring occurring. The falls are beautiful, I was here on a week day, and there was only a small crowd on the balcony, which wasn't too bad. There is a souvenir shop... More 

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Arizona, USA
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221 reviews 221 reviews
49 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you're in the Lake Chuzenjiko area this is a nice waterfall for a brief stop. Actually, it is a series of cascades and waterfulls about 500 meters long. The fall colors were out when we visited and it was quite beautiful--lots of people taking pictures.

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you have limited time this would be the falls to visit. The walk to top is not that difficult and the view down is spectacular. The autumn colours made it even more beautiful

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Massafra, Italy
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79 reviews 79 reviews
57 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The waterfall is particularly suggestive because it has two falls (that are the reason of its name: dragons' heads). Unfortunately, they are visible from a platform whit souvenir shops and restaurants, so it is usually full of noisy people.

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Riga, Latvia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

best to hike along the lake to reach it, but there is also a bus stop at the top of these falls. Very nice and interesting waterfall cascade.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

very popular waterfall with shuttle-bugs so be prepared to jostle for your shot! the souvenir cum restaurant provides hikers a place to refuel with some pretty good soba. another popular item seems to be zouni, a type of fried rice cake/mochi that is steeped in a simple dashi stock and eaten with yasai.

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Japan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Very nice but not as beautiful as Kegon waterfalls. Not worth a trip there only to see it but certainly worth it if you're already in the area.

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