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Nikko Shiraito Falls

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Area: Nikko
Category: Nature Parks > Waterfalls

Nikko Shiraito Falls (日光 白糸の滝) is one of waterfalls in Nikko. It is located just behind of Futaarasan Shrine and next to its upper shrine. It is 10m high.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking.

0. at Tobu Nikko Station.
1. walk north-west (40 min.)

Access to Nikko Area

Nikko (日光)
-by train
0. at Asakusa Station
1. use Tobu Line to Nikko (2 hrs.)

-by car
0. use Tohoku expressway from Kawaguchi to Utsunomiya
1. change to Nikko express way to Nikko

Map around Nikko Shiraito Falls

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Detailed Travel Guide for Nikko Shiraito Falls

Shiraito literary means white thread.

Legend said, Priest Kukai practiced at this waterfalls. In 1486, Jiko of Kyoto Seigoin Temple, visited here and wrote a song.

世々をを経て 結ぶ契りの 末なれや この滝尾の たきの白 糸
"For many years after the married, at the end is just like this end of waterfalls, it is like white thread."
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