Ryuzu Falls 竜頭ノ滝 

An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko

An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
Ryuzu Falls cascades 210 metres down 10-metre wide terraces of volcanic rock from a historic eruption of Mount Nantai. The name “Ryuzu” (dragon’s head) comes from the presence at the base of the falls where a huge rock splits the waterfall in two. The area is popular for its stunning views of red and purple azalea blossoms in May and June as well as the autumnal red leaves in late September. The viewing platform offers the best view of the waterfall surrounded by the colours of the season. Ryuzu Falls is a popular location for visitors and is known as one of the five best falls in Nikko, along with Kegon Falls, Kirifuri Falls, Urami Falls and Yu Waterfall.
  • An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
  • An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
  • An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
  • An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
  • An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
  • An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko
  • An iconic waterfall in Oku-Nikko renowned as one of the five greatest falls in Nikko

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Basic Information

Address Chugushi Nikko
Telephone Number 0288-54-2496 (Nikko City Tourism Association, Nikko Branch)
DirectionsA 60-minute bus ride from JR Nikko station or Tobu Nikko station