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Nose Myokenzan Betsuin at a street corner. In Feb., priests at this small temple splash cold water on themselves for 30 min. Near Honjo-Azumabashi Station on the Toei Asakusa Line or JR Kinshicho Station on the Sobu Line.
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Shrine hall
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Barrels of cold water in front of shrine
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Barrels of cold water
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The congregation gather on the steps and beat fan-shaped drums.
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Priests appear
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Area around entrance to Hossawa Falls
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Chanting prayers
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Entrance to Hossawa Falls (free admission)
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To Kichijoji Falls
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Signboard showing Hinohara's waterfalls
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Explanation sign
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Down to Kichijoji Falls, right next to the highway.
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Trail to Hossawa Falls
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Gorge
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Priests splash cold water over themselves at the Nose Myokenzan Betsuin in Sumida-ku, Tokyo
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Trail to Hossawa Falls is very lush
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Downstream of falls
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Beware of falling rocks
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Akikawa River below Kichijoji Falls, Hinohara, Tokyo
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It's a short trail, but very nature-rich
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Kichijoji Falls 吉祥寺滝
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Kichijoji Falls 吉祥寺滝
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Small river below, fed by the waterfall
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Kichijoji Falls 吉祥寺滝
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Filled with a water hose
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Monuments
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This is not the waterfall.
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Upstream Kichijoji Falls
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Path to Otaki Waterfalls 雄滝
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Kichijoji Falls consist of three small waterfalls. Hinohara, Tokyo 吉祥寺滝
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Waterwheel 水車
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Kichijoji Falls, Hinohara, Tokyo
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Finally, a sign of the waterfall.
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Also see the video at YouTube.
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Waterwwheel (not working)
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There it is. Notice the smaller falls at the top.
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Natural fountain and source of Kasumigaike Pond's water.
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Hossawa Falls, Hinohara, Tokyo
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Upstream Akikawa River from the waterfalls
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Base of Hossawa Falls
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Highway next to Kichijoji Falls
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The mikoshi are splashed with water in whichever way possible. This is in the middle of summer, so it's a good way to cool off.
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Hossawa Falls
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Down to another scenic point near Kichijoji Falls
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In the bamboo forest is one of Tokyo's 57 Famous Natural Springs.
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Hossawa Falls
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Gorge near Kichijoji Falls
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One of Tokyo's 57 Famous Natural Springs 竹林公園・東京の名湧水57選
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Waterfalls
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Ice crystals and running water. Normally, the Hossawa waterfall freezes over in winter.
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Crystal-clear water
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Clear water, but I could not find any spot where the water was gushing out.
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Otaki Waterfall
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Ice crystals on rocks
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Akikawa River
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An observation deck is also provided.
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Hossawa Falls, Hinohara, Tokyo
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To Nakayama Falls 中山の滝
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View from the observation deck
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Also see the video at YouTube.
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Nakayama Falls as seen from the road. 中山の滝
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Waterfall
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Hossawa Falls is one of Japan's 100 Famous Falls. 日本の滝百選
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Nakayama Falls as seen from the road. 中山の滝
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The waterfall is actually a series of four falls, only two of which can be seen.
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Nakayama Falls 中山の滝
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Total height of the falls is 60 meters, from the top falls not visible.
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Monument saying "Thanks you for the pure water."
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This mikoshi is being carried by all women, already soaked to the bone. They carry the mikoshi flat on their shoulders. This is called "Hira katsugi," literally "flat carrying."There are four basic methods of carrying a portable shrine. This is the most basic method where they carry it flat on their shoulders. This is called "Hira katsugi," literally "flat carrying."
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Natural spring 湧水
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Trail back to the entrance
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Splash you. This is a day when kids can be mean to grown-ups. This little girl kept filling up her bowl and ran around splashing some unlucky person.I hope that's her school teacher.
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Natural spring
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Natural spring 湧水
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Water splashing truck near Kiyosu-bashi Bridge
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Bridge with waterfall motif
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Water hose at Kiyosu-bashi Bridge
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Crossing Kiyosu-bashi Bridge over Sumida River.
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Crossing Kiyosu-bashi Bridge
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Crossing Kiyosu-bashi Bridge
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Raising the mikoshi on Kiyosu-bashi Bridge
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Crossing Kiyosu-bashi Bridge. They chant "wasshoi wasshoi!" as they carry the mikoshi. 清洲橋
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Crossing Kiyosu-bashi Bridge
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With raised arms, this is one way to carry the mikoshi.
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Lake Suwa
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Lake Suwa
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Lake Suwa and mountains
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Lake Suwa and mountains
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Lake Suwa and mountains
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Lakeside park
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Lakeside park
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Lakeside park
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Lake Suwa
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Lake Suwa
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Lake Suwa and bridge
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Shiraito Waterfall. Nothing spectacular. 白糸の滝
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Bridge across Kamaguchi Floodgate
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Bridge across Kamaguchi Floodgate
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Kamaguchi Floodgate
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Carp caught from Lake Suwa
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Lake Suwa during a warm winter.
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Using a water hose is an efficient way to get people wet. But see what the big boys use..
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A fire hose. The local fire department with a fire hose on Eitai-dori avenue.
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Oguchi Taro monument
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The water hose is now handled by volunteers, not real firemen.
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Locomotive from Ohio, USA used in the 1930s.
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Every time, the water hoses are at the same location.
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Sculpture in lakeside park
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Water spray
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Water fountain
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Wet face
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Lakeside park
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Ducks
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Ducks fly away on Lake Suwa.
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Ducks fly to safety.
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This is the final stretch and wettest part of the festival.
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Prepared for the water...
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Sculpture
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Mother and child sculpture
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A large truck filled with water with people using buckets to splash water in rapid succession.
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View from behind the "water truck." This goes on for about 15 seconds. The truck is refilled with a fire hose. All in the name of purification.
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Lakeside park
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During a break, two kids get water.
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Playground
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Lakeside park
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Splashing water on a mikoshi. Fukagawa Hachiman Festival, Tokyo. See the water truck video at YouTube.
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Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri, mizu-kake
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Water fountain and azaleas in spring
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The mikoshi is raised high as they all bathe in water. Taking photos like this one requires adequate water protection of your camera and lens.
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Water fountain and azaleas in spring
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Onegaishimasu! お願いします!
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Map of lake shore area
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Hai, OK (ha-ha!).
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Tenryu River at sunset
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For some reason, it's fun to see people get wet...
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Getting wet upside down might be an extra thrill...
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In front of the water truck. Soon to be filled with people and a portable shrine.
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Wet women
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Large crowd watch the mikoshi parade near Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine on Eitai-dori road.
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The Boat Procession (Funa-togyo) is the Tenjin Matsuri festival's main event.
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Also see the video at YouTube. どんどこ船
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The boats are numerous. About 100 of them go up and down the river.
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Most of the boats carry parishioners who eat bento on the boats while sometimes looking at photographers shooting them from a bridge overhead.
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Okawa River 大川
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The boats are large barges.
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To ride these boats, you have to be a member of a shrine parish or supporting group.
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船渡御
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The fire, fueled by LP gas, is on a corporate-sponsored boat, used for illumination. 大篝
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Tugboats pull these huge barges.
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Ningyo-bune 人形船
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Boat corner
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船渡御
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船渡御
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Also see the video at YouTube. どんどこ船
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The boat carrying the portable shrine housing the spirit of Sugawara Michizane. 御鳳輦奉安船
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This is the most important boat in the procession. It holds a ceremony called the Senjo-sai (船上祭) in the middle of the river to celebrate Sugawara Michizane's birthday. 御鳳輦奉安船
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玉御神輿奉安
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Portable shrine 船渡御 玉御神輿奉安
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Horrendous crowd gathers to watch the fireworks, the festival's climax. The festival ends at 10 pm when the procession returns to the shrine.
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View of Mt. Mikami from Karasaki, across Lake Biwa.
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Water fountain 沙竭羅龍王像
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Near the south of JR Mikumo Station (Kusatsu Line) is Fudo-no-taki Waterfall. One of two noted waterfalls in Konan. The waterfall's trail entrance is right along the road, marked by a stone monument. MAP
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From the road, the path to the waterfall is very short, lined with banners written with the names of ascetic pilgrims who came to pray or practice at the waterfall.
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Path going to the waterfall.
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There's even a small lookout deck.
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On the left of the waterfall is a small altar for Fudo-Myo-o, the patron god of mountain ascetic priests. The waterfall takes its name after this god.
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Fudo-no-taki Waterfall in Mikumo, Konan, Shiga Prefecture.
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The waterfall is about 5 meters high.
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Fudo-no-taki Waterfall in Mikumo, Konan, Shiga Prefecture.
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Altar for Fudo-Myo-o.
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Altar for Fudo-Myo-o.
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Etching on stone.
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Upstream at the top of the waterfall.
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Top of the waterfall.
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Top of the waterfall.
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Looking downstream from the waterfall.
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My video of Fudo-no-taki Waterfall in Mikumo, Konan, Shiga Prefecture.
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Some tourist shops at Shiraito Falls.
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Map of Shiraito Falls area.
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First you see Otodome Falls, big and impressive.
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Otodome Falls in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka
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Shiraito Falls
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Shiraito Falls has some steps to go down, then a bridge over the river.
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Shiraito Falls
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Shiraito Falls in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka
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