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Embracing yourself in the roaring sounds of nature and stunning views of highest waterfalls in Japan

Shomyo Falls situated in Tateyama, Toyama Prefecture, is considered the tallest waterfall in Japan... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
unescotravelbug
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Highly recommend to visit Shomya falls though not included in the Aloine route ticket, It is the... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
pritim127
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New Delhi, India
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Ashikuraji, Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun 930-1406, Toyama Prefecture
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

Shomyo Falls situated in Tateyama, Toyama Prefecture, is considered the tallest waterfall in Japan by the period of running water and is one of the significant attractions of Tateyama Kuorbe Alpine Route. Shomyo Falls can be accessed by Tateyama’s sightseeing bus at outside of Toyama...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend to visit Shomya falls though not included in the Aloine route ticket, It is the highest waterfall inthe Japan . To visit one can take bus from tateyama station and the some walk to the sight of fall. Loved this place

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Somewhat easy walk from the Shomyo-daki bus stop. Even though the website says that it will take 30 mins (one way from bus stop, I assume), it didn't take us that long. Must visit if you are around Tateyama. Can see Shomyo falls (Japan's highest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

initially planned to have a visit but due to time constraint, we had look of this fall on the way to murodo in the bus and thought we missed some stunning place

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

You park the car and walk up the road. We were pushing our luck since it was due to get dark and drizzling, but we did it and hurried back :). I got my atmospheric photos bit like a Japanese water colour.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LondonTell
Reviewed May 20, 2016

The number 6 most beautiful waterfall in Japan. And it is just there for you to see. Awe inspiringly tall and clear.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank HKeater
Reviewed June 21, 2015

We first caught a glimpse of Shomyo Waterfalls when the tour bus was travelling from Tateyama to Murodo. After visiting Tateyama Snow Corridor, we made a side trip to the Shomyo Waterfall. From the carpark, a footpath about 1.2km will take you to the Waterfall....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stopped here on our way up the mountain, and yes its a spectacular waterfall, but most high waterfalls are, they are a nice spot to stop and have a look on the way to somewhere else, I wouldn't really call it an attraction. Its...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed August 26, 2014

We really enjoyed visiting the waterfall. We spent 1 hour just watching the powerful and relaxing waterfall. The cleanest water we have ever seen (and tasted!). if the weather permits, you can also climb the mountain for about 1-1.5 hour to reach some parts of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Response from LondonTell | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 1/2 mile walk from memory on a hard-core track. On Google Maps you park your car at Smomyodaki Parking Lot and walk on. Their map shows the road going on, it doesn't, you walk from there or the eatery but then... More
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