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Utsue Shijuhattaki Falls (Utsue Shijuhattaki Falls Prefectural Nature Park)宇津江四十八滝(宇津江四十八滝県立自然公園)


The collective term for 13 waterfalls located in a nature park a 15 minute drive from JR Hida-Kokufu Station along Prefectural Route 479. The name of the falls is derived from a local tale known as the “Legend of Yosohachi.” A highly secluded area, visitors can enjoy the sight of the 18.8 meter tall Otaki falls and other waterfalls splashing down rocky walls amidst seasonal scenery. This scenery has been selected in a variety of lists of Japan’s most beautiful locations, including the 100 best examples of natural scenery to preserve in the 21st century, Gifu Prefecture’s 50 most beautiful water areas, and the 33 most beautiful locals to enjoy fall foliage in the Hida-Mino area. There is a campground and hot spring bathhouse nearby, and the stone paved path leading to the falls makes it easy even for families with children to enjoy the gorgeous views.


Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Kokufuchoutsue (Hida / TakayamaArea)


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Review of Utsueshijuhachitaki Falls Prefectural Nature Park

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/08/22 This place deserves more credit
If you love nature/ a great view / an excellent photo shooting space - THIS is your place. Summary:bring a swimsuit, towel, snacks.

We rented city bikes at Satoyama Experience (in downtown village...
Reviewed:2017/08/28 Fantastic walk beside waterfalls with great views
This walk was recomemded in the house we were staying in, a short drive from Hida it was a real gem. Pretty waterfalls and great views of the surroundng moutains. Cafe at the bottom. Great place to...
Reviewed:2014/12/10 Great day trip
I really enjoyed this hike! Its really pretty, just keep in mind that you will be walking on stone paths the whole time and it can get a little slippery.

Check out the video a made on our...

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Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Kokufuchoutsue [ map ]
Hida / TakayamaArea
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Depending on the facility
[Admission fee (cleaning assistance fee)]
[Adult] 200 yen
[Elementary School Students] 100 yen
※ Each facility in the garden may have a separate fee Friday.
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          Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan's greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture's traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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