The 4 best waterfalls in Osaka! Feel the power of Nature!!
There are more than 50 waterfalls in Osaka.
In Today’s article, we will introduce you to the 4 best waterfalls out of the 50!
First up is the most famous waterfall in Osaka, Minoh Waterfall. It is inside Minoh park, which was in 1986 chosen as one of the top 100 best forests for forest bathing. The waterfall is 33m high and is chosen as one of the 100 best waterfalls in Japan. The name comes from a farming tool “Mino,” as the shape of the waterfall looked similar to one.
Walking the waterfall path from Hankyu Minoh Station is a recommended way to get there, but if you don’t want to walk, you can park your car in the nearby parking lot.
The waterfall path is a 40 minutes walk and from the parking lot is a 10 minutes walk. Both ways are known for its beautiful site that you can see on the way to the waterfall that changes according to the season.
Please try the Minoh Beer and the “Momiten”(Orchid tempura) at the stores nearby.
In the summer season, Momiten ice-cream is sold at the nearby stores, so please give it a try if you will be visiting here in the summer.
Not only can you take a look at the waterfall, but you can also play in the water area or visit the spiritual spots around the place such as Toujinmodoriiwa.
The next waterfall is Arataki waterfall, which is located in Kawachi-Nagano-shi Takahata.
Here, there are 48 waterfalls and these waterfalls are known as the 48 waterfalls of Takahata. Out the waterfalls, today we will introduce you to 2 of them.
『Koutaki』is close to the Koutaki temple campsite. It is just 30 minutes away from Kawachi-Nagano city. Not only can you enjoy the view of the waterfall but you can also enjoy playing with the water or enjoy a barbecue in the nearby areas.
To use the campsite, it costs 100Yen for the parking lot and 200Yen for each person using the campsite.
Arataki is in Arataki campsite which is located further above 『Koutaki』camp site. It is also a great place to walk while listening to the birds singing and the rivers flowing down the mountain.
The path with the trees growing along its side is mostly covered in shade, however, the sunlight that shines in from between the leaves creates a beautiful view.Next is "Gongentaki waterfall"