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Kuwanoki Falls & Kumano-gawa River cycling

Running in the mountains of Kumano aims for Kuwanoki Falls

Leaving the city, going through the tunnel, watching the spreading mountains and Kumano-gawa River, heading upstream, leaving Kumano-gawa River and heading to the tributary river, Takada-gawa River. On the way, stop by the pool using the natural river, and aim at Kuwanoki Falls which was chosen as 100 Japanese waterfalls, walk along the stream and enter the mountain of Kumano

Go through the tunnel to the world of Kumano

Taking national route 168 to the east. Taking the right on the Tunnel East junction and riding through Koshiji Suido, you will see the mountains of Kumano with its lush nature spread before your eyes.

Approx. 25 minutes by bicycle

Tributaries of the Kumano-gawa River - Takada-gawa River

Riding about 5km with Kumano-gawa River to your right, you will reach the bridge that crosses Takada-gawa River, a tributary of Kumano-gawa River. Leaving the route 168, we will procede the road along Takada-gawa River.

Approx. 5 minutes by bicycle

Break at Takada 1st Nature Pool

After riding along the Takada-gawa River for a while, you will come across a public swimming pool that utilizes river itself. Take a break by the beautiful river that is popular among family tourists.

Approx. 5 minutes by bicycle

Arrive at the entrance to Kuwanoki Falls

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Approx. 5 minutes on foot

Walk along the stream

Walking past the Oga Hachiman-Jinja Shrine, and crossing a small suspension bridge over a stream, you walk into the woods.

Approx. 15 minutes on foot

Being healed by Kuwanoki Falls

About 10 minutes from the suspension bridge, a 21m high 8m wide waterfall that has been selected as one of the 100 most magnificent waterfalls in Japan, will appear before your eyes.

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