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Address: Kamikawa-gun, Kamikawa-cho 078-1700, Hokkaido
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+81 1658-2-1811

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Wonderful sights

An amazing experience to see frozen waterfalls in the middle of winter. Situated deep in the gorge these spectacular falls are well worth travelling to see. The path can be icy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing experience to see frozen waterfalls in the middle of winter. Situated deep in the gorge these spectacular falls are well worth travelling to see. The path can be icy and slippery but the scenery getting there makes it all worthwhile. Would include it on any trip to Hokkaido, in any season. Spring and Autumn would also be spectacular.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Together with Ginga no Taki fall, they form a "husband & wife" pair. It is nice to stroll around the Daisetsuzan National Park for the natural scenery. However, if you have seen much bigger waterfalls elsewhere, you may be disappointed by the small size of these 2.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Ryusei no Taki Falls is said to be the male waterfall and paired with Ginga waterfall as 'husband & wife' waterfalls. Perfectly matched, both waterfalls are equally violent, The surrounding views certainly stimulate your excitement. Don't miss.

Thank sy3717
Rowland Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The twin falls can be hard to find as no clear signs from the highway, but a good GPS should help you find it. There is an awesome observation point on the mountain across from the twin falls that require you hike up the steep hill for at least 1 kilometer. I think it took us over an hour to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Nice view but was frozen during winter, we didn't manage to catch it roaring down the cliff. May be nicer during other seasons with the colored leaves framing the falls.

Thank Violetferrari
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

There are actually two falls, one male and the other female. It was snowing when we visited and this made it more beautiful. However, be careful because the roads become icy and it is very slippery

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

It is also located next to GInga no Taki Falls. Spend some time enjoying the scenery, though waterfall is nothing spectacular. As this is a popular spot, expect bus loads of tourists visiting here. Overall, a recommended visit in Sounkyo.

Thank LG_Kay
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We were there in June, took quite a while to find it but the water was not much so the waterfall wasn't too grand. Just a place for tourist to take picture as "I have been here" Both waterfalls are side by side with just different angle. Hope someone may see a grander view than what we saw.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

If your intention is to view gushing waters, this may seem totally unspectacular. Small waterfall, that's not worth a detour unless you are driving or staying at the onsen hotels overnight, with nothing better to do.

Thank SG_Travelbugs
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Passed by the Twin Falls while we were on the way to the Sounkyo Ice Festival. There were many tourists. The Taki Falls was more prominent while the Ryusei Falls was not so obvious. Tried to climb up the stairs behind the carpark to get a better view of the twin falls, but the snow was very thick and there... More 

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