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Waterfall of Mino, Mino

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#1 of 24 in Nature in Osaka Prefecture
Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
After an easygoing hike along the Mino River, take in the picturesque cascade of Waterfall of Mino. First written about 1,300 years ago, En-No-Gyoja (the founder of ancient Japanese mountain worship) meditated beneath these falls for three years before going on to establish various temples. At their most spectacular after a day of rain, the falls plummet 33 m (108 ft) down the sheer rock into the river below, measuring about 5 m (16 ft) wide. You'll need to walk about 3 km (1.9 mi) along a paved path to reach the falls, so bring along some water and wear comfortable footwear. Look out for the insectarium along the way, which endeavors to display some of the surrounding environment's 3,000 species of insects. Put Waterfall of Mino into our Mino online trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mino.
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  • The place is so wonderful; so refreshing, calm and peaceful. It is a 2.7km walk! First time to eat maple leaves.  more »
  • Great place to reach when you visit Minoo Park. It takes about 1 hour from the station to Minoo Falls. Plain road, and easy to walk on.  more »
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