Ryuzu FallsCurrently Open
- Address: Chugushi, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1661, Japan
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:40 Mins
- Tags: View Point, Waterfall, Family And Kids
Ryuzu Falls - Review
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 by Public Transport
- From Nikko station, take a bus to Ryuzunotaki iriguchi (1 hour), further, walk north 10 minutes to reach the falls.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Ryuzu Falls
95% of people who visit Nikko include Ryuzu Falls in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
40.29% of people start their Ryuzu Falls visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Ryuzu Falls
90.77% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ryuzu Falls
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Ryuzu Falls, Nikko Reviews
There is a nice trail that follows the falls uphill and branches out in many direction. popular with families and schoolchildren. The trails are all well marked
The falls is not very big but nice to watch. There’s a one car parking for disabled. A lot os stairs which makes impossible for any person with a wheelchair.
Amazing the dragon head falls, is a real wonder and i would recommend it to anyone and everyone. Take the hike walk all the way there and marvel in its beauty
Not a big falls but have a unique shape. It should be a great spot at Nikko. I have big expectation since I came in autumn (early November), but it turns out I kinda late. Most of the leaves have fallen. I think it will be awesome and you'll be amazed if you come at the right time.
Beautiful falls. If you're catching the local bus, get off at stop 38 to be at the top of the falls, then walk down. Saves you walking up and back down.