Monday, 10 October 2016

Nachi Falls

Nachi Falls is the tallest single plunge waterfall in Japan. The total single drop falls 436 feet (133 m). It is also one of the most well-known and valued waterfalls in the country.The sister falls of Hannoki Falls and Shomyo Falls are argued to be taller. Hannoki Falls, a seasonal falls, drop a total of 1,630 feet (497 m), but this is with multiple drops and plunges. Shomyo Falls is a year round falls, which falls 1,148 feet (350 m), but this too is over multiple drops. Statistically speaking Nachi Falls has the tallest single plunge in the country.The unique setting also makes Nachi Falls a more aesthetically appealing waterfall when compared with the other two competitors.At the top of the falls, there are two unique rocks that serve as the guardian kami for the falls. There is also a Shinto shrine which adds to the cultural aspect of Japan’s wonder of nature.Nachi Falls in Nachikatsuura, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, is one of the best-known waterfalls in Japan.

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