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Minokoen, Mino 562-0002, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

40 min by cab from central Osaka (accessible by train as well), and you are in a scenic park with a very scenic (uphill) walk to the waterfall. The greenery and river provided magical views along the way. We did the main route last year,...More

4  Thank Steelgrey96
Reviewed 21 May 2018

...when i visited in may 2018, the road had been damaged, necessitating a detour on a fairly steep in places trail. so if repairs haven't been completed, wear hiking footwear.

1  Thank mike g
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The walking track is open again ( temporary diversion in place since March 2018) the main track is still being rectified after typhoon damage late 2017. Very beautiful spot. Unless you are fit I suggest pay for a taxi from the station up to the...More

2  Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This waterfall is approx. 45 mins' walk away from Mino-o Station. The 1st part of the walk was pretty flat but there's steps as you get closer to the waterfall. Although the waterfall is not the best, the walk or hike to get there was...More

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great place to feel the peace. I came hear not expecting much as the pics were ok but its amazing...has a lot to offer. There was a side trail that we had to use half way as there was a landslip but was no problem!

Thank frankieme2018
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The waterfall of Mino (Minoh) is located in Meiji no Mori Minō Quasi-National Park. It is very easy to access by train on Hankyu line. It takes only 35 min from central Osaka. From the station, it is a 3 km walk up to the...More

Thank seven39
Reviewed 15 July 2017

There are 2 possible trails to the waterfalls and there were plenty of arrows to guide you along. The hike, although a mere 3km uphill, was difficult for me as it was rained on that November morning that we went and I was practically freezing...More

Thank NerdyMariony
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Situated about 3km from the station Minoo is the waterfall. The gently sloped walk will take about 45 mins and one can snack on the maple leaf tempura and rice cakes of the stores along the way. Once u reached the waterfall, you will be...More

Thank 2,824
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here since when I was little. The mean over 30 years ago that was so many monkeys there at the time. Right now, occasionally, seen some monkey if you really lucky!!! Good luck!

Thank erikamix
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This waterfall is not hard to reach from Osaka City, but don't underestimate the walk from the train station to the falls. It is beautiful and you will see some stunning scenery throughout the walk to the falls. Take your time appreciate it. Bring you...More

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6 August 2018|
Response from Steelgrey96 | Reviewed this property |
I have not done it myself, but the taxi can take the road that leads close to the waterfall and the walk is much shorter from there. I am not sure if it is close enough for your mother.