Shiraito Falls / Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Sightseeing information about Shiraito Falls / Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan.

Shiraito Falls (Shiraito no Taki) / Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture2.0

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Shiraito no Taki (White Thread Falls) is located in Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture, at the foot of Mt. Fuji. Snowmelt from Mt. Fuji, springing out of volcano layers, makes a waterfall covering the U-shaped cliff which is 200-meter wide and 20-meter high. The total amount of water is 1.5 tons per second and the waterfall, which is consist of hundreds of big and small falls, looks like being made of plenty of white silk threads. You can view the waterfall from the basin by walking down the long stairs, or from one of two observatories provided above. Designated as a Scenic Spot and a Natural Monument of Japan, selected as Top 100 Waterfalls in Japan and added to the World Heritage List as a component asset of "Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration".

Purposeworld heritage,nature,autumn foliage,sightseeing
Airport/Sta.Shizuoka Airport (about 68.5km) Google Transit


5.02 weeks ago

Worth the trip out.
Beautiful scenery all around during drive up to waterfall.
Paid parking.
Lots of local food, gift/souvenir, etc shops available.
Short stroll plus stairs to waterfall.
Spectacular series of falls.
Able to access pool's edge if you want up-close peep at the green, rocky, clear water.

5.04 months ago

It wasn’t crowded, and there were shops where you could buy things. You are able to touch the water by climbing down some of the rocks. It’s really fun! If it’s hot the waterfall cools the weather off. I definitely recommend this place!

5.02 weeks ago

Incredible, the parking lot is decent sized and only about 500m away from the falls. However, don't let that fool you. The falls are surrounded by trees and down in a ravine so the lot doesn't interfere with the view. It is surrounded by nature with multiple observation decks. It is dog friendly and the path had vendors for snacks along the way

5.0a month ago

Well worth the cost of admission / parking. While there are taller falls out there on bigger rivers, this one is particularly pretty for how wide and scenic it is (with Fuji ever present). I wou recommend doing the loop counterclockwise so that you hit the souvenir shops last and don't have to tote what you buy around the loop. The entire loop is pretty short - our small kids did it in under an hour.

5.07 months ago

Most beautiful place i have ever visited. Very calm & misty surrounded area. Cant bath. try to trash things correctly. Keep calm & Feel the voice of nature 😍

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