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Takisawa Fudotaki

114 Nakanosawa, Kasukawa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma 371-0201 Japan

Available for 15 cars.

This waterfall was registered as a natural treasure by the prefecture. It is 32 meters high and the largest in Mt. Akagi. In each season, visitors can enjoy a different view. In summer, the waterfall is surrounded with full green trees and flowers, then, with colorful leaves in fall, and frozen solid in the middle of winter. It takes about 40 minutes on foot from the parking lot. On the way, there are several spots to visit such as the cave where the gambler and local hero Kunisada Chuji, hid himself, and  you can see Takisawa Fudoson, where Buddhist priests trained themselves. When you hike, it is highly recommended to wear water-proof shoes, a long-sleeved shirt and long pants.


By car: It is approximately 25 kilometers or 45 minutes from Isesaki Exit off the Kitakanto Expresseway.

Parking Available at Maefudo Parking Lot for up to 15 cars.

What to See around Fudo Otaki (Fudo Waterfall)

In winter, the waterfall is frozen solid and looks very different. Although it recently has completely frozen owing to the global warming, you may still be amazed at the site.

Asahi-no Taki (Asahi Waterfall)

This waterfall is 8 meters high and located in the middle of Oosarugawa (Oosaru River). Surrounded by some unique shaped rocks, it has a mysterious atmosphere. It takes about 10 minutes to reach from a small arbor via Oosaru Bridge to the top of the waterfall. Go down the stairs there, and you will be at the viewpoint in 5 minutes

Otome-no-Taki (Otome Waterfall)

This is a rare waterfall because of the waterfall’s structure since the water actually splashes out of huge rocks. It takes about 50 minutes to reach from the parking lot near the camping site at the entrance of Chanokibatake Toge (Chanokibatake Pass). You have to walk in the river in some places while climbing.

Oosaru-no-Taki (Oosaru Waterfall)

This 10-meter-high waterfall is at the upper reaches of the Oosaru River. The rock wall behind the waterfall has many distinctive strata, which give this site an outstanding setting. It is located about 15 minutes away from Otome-no-Taki (Otome Waterfall), and you’ll have to climb a steep grade and walk in the river in some places to get there.

Oosaru-Yama-no-Ie (Oosaru Cottage)

This cottage is located approximately 3 kilometers to the north of Route 353. Overnight guest stays at reasonable price are permitted here surrounded by natural beauty.

Address: 492-1 Nakanosawa, Kasukawa-machi, Maebashi, Gunma
Telephone: +81-27-285-6151