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Kegon Falls, Nikko

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Considered one of Japan's most scenic cascades, Kegon Falls provide visitors with picturesque natural views year round. Located at the source of the Oshiri River, the main waterfall is 97 m (318 ft) high. Autumn remains the most popular time to visit, offering not only a chance to see and photograph the splashing water, but also admire the changing colors of this quintessential Japanese landscape. Put Kegon Falls and other Nikko day trip planning app attractions into our {2}, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Very nice vantage point even at the free area. Nature at its best. So freezingly cool though. I think the view is a lot better during fall or spring.  more »
  • Large waterfall viewable from an observation deck (free) and from the bottom (fee). If going to the bottom, which is worth it for the view) try to get there earlier in the day as the line up for the.....  more »
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  • Great view and stunning scenery in winter. There's a elevator to go down about 100m for better view. You can see the waterfall basin from there too. They have a free viewing platform on the right side of the elevator for whoever do not wish to pay the elevator fee. No tripod allowed on the viewing platform. I've tried to fly a drone there, but the wind at the time was crazily strong. Great souvenir and snacks shop all nearby.
  • Breath taking views. During winter you can see the waterfall partially frozen, snow and the trees with no leaves. Overall a beautiful sight that goes perfectly with the lake visit.
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