Saruo Falls (猿尾滝)
"A waterfall located in Hikage, Muraoka Ward, Kami Town, Mikata County. A two-tier falls comprised of an upper section plunging straight down and a lower section flowing between a fissure in a boulder, the falls' name, which means ""Monkey Tail,"" is derived from its monkey tail-like shape. Designated a Prefectural Place of Scenic Beauty, the falls have also been selected for inclusion in a list of Japan's 100 Best Waterfalls. A waterfall festival is held each year here in July, during which time events and activities are held such as a nagashi-somen noodle slide powered by water from the falls."
Hyougo Pref. Mikatagunkamichou Muraoka-ku Hikage (Tajima / Kinosaki / ToyookaArea)
- Hyougo Pref. Mikatagunkamichou Muraoka-ku Hikage [map]
- Parking Lot
- Guide (Charge) available with advance reservation
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Hyogo prefecture stretches from the north coast to the south coast on the western end of the popular Kansai region, encompassing verdant mountains, urban beaches, and fantastic historical sights. The prefecture’s main attractions lie along the south coast at Kobe, the prefectural capital, a pretty harbor city best known for its production of the renowned Kobe beef, and Himeji, the home of Himeji Castle, one of the country’s most beautifully preserved feudal castles, perched magically atop a hill.