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Nishio-City Hirahara Waterfall

  • Hirahara Waterfall

Also known as the "Apothecary Waterfall" for its reputation as promoting health and recovery from illness

Hirahara Waterfall was opened by Buddhist priest Jikaku Daishi during the reign of Emperor Seiwa, and for eons has been worshipped as a source of long life and healing of intractable diseases. The waterfall's area is regarded by locals as an ideal location for rest and relaxation and offers a free camp ground, hiking paths, the Mu no Sato rest area, and more.


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Location : 〒445-0032
Maeyama, Hirahara-cho, Nishio-shi, Aichi
Phone number : 0563-57-7882 (Nishio City Tourism Association)

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  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Nagoya Station, take the Meitetsu Nagoya Line bound for Chiryu/Toyohashi. At Shin-Anjo Station, change trains to the Meitetsu Nishio Line. Get off at Nishio Station (approx. 60 min. from Nagoya Station to Nishio Station). From Bus Platform No. 3, take the Meitetsu Tobukotsu Bus Nishio–Higashi-Okazaki Line, and get off at Komaba Bus Stop (12 min.). Walk 50 min. (2.9 km) southeast, crossing Etake-cho and Hirahara-cho districts, and following Route 383.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 8 min. (1.8 km) southwest from Kota-Sumi Interchange on the Route 23 Okazaki Bypass via Route 383.

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