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Ginga no Taki Falls

Sounkyo, Kamikawa-gun, Kamikawa-cho 078-1700, Hokkaido
+81 1658-5-3350
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Iced during Winter

During Snow festival, this waterfall turned ice...but still is beautiful. Tried free sampling tea... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
May L
via mobile
Nice view of the falls, during a bike trip

We rented a bike 'for free) at our hostel in Sounkyo and drove the bike for 2-3km to the falls... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Antwerp, Belgium
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16 Feb 2017
“Iced during Winter”
28 Dec 2016
“Nice view of the falls, during a bike trip”
Sounkyo, Kamikawa-gun, Kamikawa-cho 078-1700, Hokkaido
+81 1658-5-3350
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

During Snow festival, this waterfall turned ice...but still is beautiful. Tried free sampling tea from small shop there...it has quite a distinct taste and smell.

Thank May L
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We rented a bike 'for free) at our hostel in Sounkyo and drove the bike for 2-3km to the falls. Easy trip and not much tourists to be seen.

Thank Stijn-ALY
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lots of photos to be taken. Decent shops and facilties. Mind out for the bus tours with all their selfie sticks though....

Thank Heidbummer
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We drove to this waterfall after coming down from Kurobe ropeway. Its a short 15-20mins drive. Its a twin waterfall, however, the view was just average after visiting so many waterfalls overseas and in Japan. Unfortunately, the autumn colours already over when we visited on...More

Thank Jon N
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Pse note - To check if the place is available during winter. This place is popular for the hot spring hotel during the winter period and many of the restaurants may be close. But I still managed to get some nice picture. I was here...More

Thank mcleeSingapore
Reviewed 6 November 2016

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Hokkaido. It is nice to stroll around the Daisetsuzan National Park and enjoy the natural scenery. You may be disappointed by the small size of the waterfall if you had seen much bigger ones in other countries.

Thank Ho_Family2013
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Ginga water is said to be the female waterfall pairing with Ryusei waterfall - the male, just perfectly paired up as the "husband and wife" falls. The giant waterfalls rushing down violently from the huge rocks from the mountain top is truly a most beautiful...More

Thank sy3717
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One of the few attractions in the area. It is basically two tall but narrow water falls going down to a rapid river. Take a few snaps of photo and you can be on your way. There is also a short but gradient hike up...More

Thank jensen0811
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful falls, surrounded by Autumnal hews as the trees moved from green to golden glows of orange, yellow and fiery red. Only the crowds stopped this from being five stars. Best not be too critical, we were, after all, part of them. Great picture opportunities...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

It was raining heavily but yet must come to take photo with this waterfall...it is quite spectacular but cover by trees leaves...cant get the full picture of this waterfall.

Thank Editplus
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