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All reviews autumn colours dragon head souvenir shop bus stop lovely falls yumoto onsen rest stop less than an hour rushing water both sides early october nikko station hiking trail nice place to visit viewing platform an easy walk nice walk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not as spectacular as Kegon Falls but still beautiful it its own way. It's a much gentler waterfall with more cascades. Many steps along the way though so not that suitable for folks with baby strollers or carrying heavy luggages. I'd recommend paying the visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank frogmist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ryuzu Waterfall appears much prettier in autumn with colored leaves on both sides of the waterfall. There is a restaurant by the side and tourists can take a rest here. A large car park for coaches is also near to this site and thus there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We came here on the 25th of October, full autumn colours were in swing at Ryuzu. If you take the bus it is only a few minutes walk to the waterfall, behind the restaurant next the waterfall there is a small pathway that would be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sam_wise_0404
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The picture on Fall color with the fall is absolutely nice. Had taken many picture and video. It is one of the best autumn scene to be visit. Near bus stop 37.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ElbertPoh
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Beautiful waterfall with amazing views. You can visit: Tosho-gu; Kegon Falls and Ryuzu Waterfall in the same day and have spare time. For this to work I suggest: -Start at 9:00AM from Nikko station -Take bus form Nikko station to Ryuzu Waterfall -Walk the stairs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Ryuzu Fall s outside of Nikko, are beautiful! We were there just as the leaves were beginning to change colors. Visitor tip: Take the bus 1 stop above the Ryuzu Falls stop, to the top of the Falls then walk down. There is a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tchermom
Reviewed September 28, 2018

As far as waterfalls go, this one is nice enough but nothing special. It would be better in autumn when the leaves change colour. If you're around Lake Chuzenji it's a quick excursion, but don't bother making a trip just to see it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChangMing
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The walk thru old path and wooden bridges among trees at edge of lake was lovely preparation for walking along the paved pathway beautiful falls. Inexpensive lunch spot at edge of gift shop, where you can have a light Japanese lunch and enjoy the falls....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Janis857
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We parked our car at the upper car park lot (not the one downstream with all the shops and restaurants). From there it's a nice walk downstream following the falls all the way. The sound and sight of rushing water builds up until we hit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank BertSG
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Though I didn’t visit this waterfall during its season, I still feel that it must be very beautiful if all the leaves are red. The pathway along the waterfall is nice, not difficult for senior visitors to walk. Transportation is also easy.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Katecymru
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Response from TOKUGAWA688 | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes from Tokyo by car.
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Hi, you can go from shinjuk by JR lines to omiya then utsunomiya then board JR Nikko line. I board JR train from Tokyo station directly to Utsunomiya then take JR Nikko Line from there. You can check the train schedule in... More
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