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Kegon Falls

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2479-2 Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
+81 288-55-0030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Possibly one of the most amazing falls that I have seen while travelling around Japan, Kegon Falls is very well worth the stop even if you do not plan on paying the extra 700 Yen to take the elevator down for a closer look. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eugenef36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came during winter when the trees have mostly wilted. Still spectacular though. Can only imagine it must have been so much more beautiful a few weeks earlier when the autumn leaves were in full bloom! One of the perks of visiting during the off-peak season...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank frogmist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kegon Falls is the most popular waterfall in Nikko. It is near to the train stations by public transportation. The waterfall has a fall difference about 100 meters but you can take the elevator down to the lower level for viewing. We have visited Nikko...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously. Take the elevator down to see the basin. Great views of a pretty waterfall. We went on a week day to avoid the crowds rumored to be filling the area during fall colors. It also was raining and foggy which added to the mystique....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AriEsideTRack3d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here on the 25th of October '18. Pretty autumn colours, we took the elevator down to the lower viewing platform, surprisingly cheap to do so.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sam_wise_0404
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you have time and desire, you can also visit Kegon Waterfall, the most famous waterfalls in Japan, which fall from a height of 96 meters and are considered one of the three most beautiful rapids in the country. There is a possibility to watch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YairBarZohar
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

One of the most exotic location in Japan with a beautiful waterfall , which adds the touch of joy in life . Spectacular waterfall

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank akshaymay2981
Reviewed November 1, 2018

After departing the tour bus, it was only a 10 minute walk down the main street and through a small park area where we found the waterfalls A river wound its way through a deep mountain gorge and then dropped dramatically over a sheer rock...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dao1949
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We went today, during the changing leaves season, hopped on a bus at 8:30 am and were very lucky to get in it as it was almost full. Took us over an hour to get there as the traffic was getting heavy. Then the walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

One of the best waterfalls in Japan, don't miss it. 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...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 9, 2018|
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Response from Genevieve H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are restrooms and also an elevator that will take you to the top and bottom of the falls.
June 17, 2016|
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Response from arvidpcfl | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee unless you take the elevator. We walked down and up.