#503: Otodome Falls (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)

  

#503: Otodome Falls (category: waterfall)

Otodome Falls

Otodome Falls is a famous waterfall in Shizuoka Prefecture. It is selected as one of "Japan's Top 100 Waterfalls", along with Shiraito Falls (refer to #502) nearby.

The name "otodome" literally means "stopping its sound". It derived from a legend in which some samurai once prayed for a god to stop the sound in order that they would have an important conversation and the wish was fulfilled.

Otodome Falls Japan

(Monday, January 22nd, 2018)    See Archive

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