Shiraito Falls is located about 10 km north of
central Fujinomiya city.
It is at the west-southwestern foot of Mount Fuji.
The water falls from the interspaces of lava bed. Melted snow water on
Mount Fuji penetrates through the ground, then the water comes out here
after many years.
It is designated as a national natural treasure.
The waterfall is about 20 meters high and about 200 meters wide. And
the rock wall is curved.
The falling waters look like many hanging silken threads. "Shiraito" means "white thread".
Shiraito Falls is the most popular sightseeing spot on the Shizuoka Prefecture side of Mount Fuji.
There is Otodome Falls located about 0.2 km southeast of Shiraito Falls.
The waterfall is about 25 meters high, and much water fall strongly. The scenery contrasts with Shiraito Falls.
From Shin-Fuji station on Tokaido Shinkansen, by route bus to Fujikyu-Highland, about 55 minutes to Shiraito-no-taki-iriguchi stop.
Run Tomei Expressway, and exit at Fuji Exit. About 19 km through Nishi-Fuji Road from there.
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