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Waterfall Spots in Miyagi Area

  • Akiu Great Falls
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    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Akiumachibaba Otaki
    Numbered among Japan’s three most famous waterfalls, Akiu Great Falls is an impressive waterfall six meters across and 55 meters high. A pedestrian path along the river brings visitors close to the falls, where they can hear the roar of the water and feel the white mist produced as they view the impressive sight of powerful torrents falling from the cliff. In autumn, the Akiu Great Falls forms a beautiful scenery with the background of colored maple leaves, which attracts many visitors as well.
  • Homei Shijuhachi Falls
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    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Aoba-ku Sakunami Stick tree
    Homei Shijuhachi (“Cry of the Phoenix 48”) Falls is located along National Route 48 near the entrance to Sendai Highland. It consists of a chain of large and small waterfalls. The sound of the rushing whitewater rapids is said to sound like the cry of the legendary phoenix, which is how the falls got their name. The fresh greenery of summer and the red leaves of autumn provide a beautiful contrast to the falls.
  • Nametsu Waterfall
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    Miyagi Pref. Kattagunshichikashukumachi Nametsu
    This waterfall is in Nametsu, Shichikashuku Town, Katta County. The 10-meter-high, 30-meter-wide waterfall is on the Shiroishi river, and its unique shape earned it the nickname Two-step Fall. There is an observation deck in the parking lot of the farm-direct shop Shun-no-Ichi Shichikashuku, on Michinokuotogi Road, and the area is lit up at night during fall foliage season.
  • Gyosha Falls
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    Miyagi Kurihara-shi
    This falls is located in Kurikoma-Numakura, Kurihara City, with a sheer vertical drop of 30 meters. During the era when worship at the summit of Mt. Kurikoma was popular, ascetic hermits (“gyosha”) headed toward Komagatane Jinja Shrine used to purify themselves by bathing under the waterfall, hence its name.
  • Ane Taki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Taihaku-ku Akiumachi
  • Fukinotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Pref. Kattagunzaoumachi Togattaonsen Kuraishi Takeshi state-owned land within
  • Fudonotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Katta-gun
  • Sankainotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Pref. Katta County Zao Town Togattaonsen Kuraishidakekokuyuchinai
  • Arasawa no Taki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Kami-gun Kamimachi
  • Shiraitonotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Osaki-shi
  • Fudotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Osaki-shi
  • Madotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Kurihara-shi
  • Shiraitonotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Kurihara-shi
  • Imodaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Pref. Sendaishi Taihaku-ku Akiumachibaba
  • Sennin Otaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Shibata-gun Kawasakimachi Imashuku

Miyagi Main Areas

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Lying along the northeastern coast of Japan, Miyagi prefecture is home to lashings of natural parks, oysters, and hot springs. While the bustling city of Sendai offers some simple city entertainment, it’s the Matsushima islands that deserve the most attention, having boosted the prefecture’s reputation as one of Japan’s most scenic views.

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