Ryuzu Falls

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  • Address: Chugushi, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1661, Japan
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:40 Mins
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids

The third of Japan’s best waterfalls, the Ryuzu Waterfall will leave you awestruck, irrespective of the time of the year you visit it!

Literally meaning “Dragon's Head Waterfall”, the Ryuzu waterfalls is essentially a twin waterfall, resembling a dragon’s head. Making its way into Nikko’s popular lakes of the mesmerizing Lake Chuzenji and the Lake Yunoko, this waterfall runs 210 meters with an upstream location to the Yugawa River.

Apart from the waterfall, running over the lava once erupted by Mt. Stream, the surroundings are especially noteworthy! Lush and vibrant foliage, that soothe the eyes instantly, is an experience at the Ryuzu waterfall. It will be underestimation to say that the sight is no less than being a part of an oriental painting of waterfalls!

The months of May and June witness the pleasing magenta Rhododendrons and wadanums bloom in all their glory, drawing a large number of visitors from all over. While the autumn months are another story altogether!

How to Reach Ryuzu Falls

  • From Nikko station, take a bus to Ryuzunotaki iriguchi (1 hour), further, walk north 10 minutes to reach the falls.

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  • Ryuzu Falls Address: Chugushi, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1661, Japan
  • Ryuzu Falls Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Ryuzu Falls: 00:40 Mins
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  • 17.27% of people who visit Nikko include Ryuzu Falls in their plan

  • 34.92% of people start their Ryuzu Falls visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Ryuzu Falls

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

89.83% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ryuzu Falls

People normally club together Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji while planning their visit to Ryuzu Falls.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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