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Akame Shijuhachi Waterfall

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Very nice place to relax and enjoy Nature!

Fantastic place not far from Kyoto, with many waterfall and beautiful tree. The hiking is not very... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Kyoto, Japan
Ninja training and waterfalls

There was a typhoon that hit hard here and there were some difficulties to get to the waterfalls... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Ossining, New York
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Fantastic place not far from Kyoto, with many waterfall and beautiful tree. The hiking is not very easy, and the place tend to be crowed on high season. When we went nobody was there... Magic!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Private parking cost 800 yen per car, plus 400 yen pp entry fee to visit the waterfalls. Takes slightly more than an hr to arrive to the end (passing through ~9 waterfalls), an hour to return back on the same path. It was a pretty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank W C
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

There was a typhoon that hit hard here and there were some difficulties to get to the waterfalls. With some struggle to find the detour and kind local drivers’ help, we made it to the ninja training facility. 12 year old son, 9 year old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

I do not know how did the 48 waterfalls come about but we counted about 26 of them. It is likely that some of the waterfalls which are deem small in our perspectives are included. Nonetheless, this place is worth exploring and is a good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kongzi8
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

An area of stunning natural beauty, definitely a must see when making your way through Japan, the ~ 90 minute hike to the top is well worth it and you will not be disappointed

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We read so many reviews of places to visit. Akame is certainly one of the most underrated attractions! We almost decided against visiting this wonderful place because the reviews were limited and not very exciting. We are glad we did this tour since it was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank maskiano
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Most beautiful hike I've taken. There are about 25 waterfalls even though the name says 48. About 4 km each way, and you can either double back or walk another 3 km through the mountain to end up in 落合。 Buses are few so be...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kentarotintin
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

The walk starts with a giant Salamander exhibit and a whole day is required to complete it. We started past 12pm and only managed half before it started to get dark at 4.30pm. The light up near the base starts at 5pm. Don't expect 48...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

赤目四十八滝キャンプ場のご案内 I went to have experienced in that camp site, and I feel great. I really enjoy my one night stay. I can feel the Mother Nature life,I can saw the fireflies and I can hear the sound of silent. It's really great time for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank pelangijinggad
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Was hesitating to go initially as I din do much hiking previously and I was on a solo trip. Chose to go on a Sunday to increase possibilities of at least having other hikers around during the trip. I was so glad I went! Great...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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