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Akame Shijuhachi Waterfall

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Lots of walking, watch for closing time

Very little foreign tourists, came on a weekend. Hidden gem not too far from Osaka/Kyoto. Stumbled... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Ivan N
赤目四十八滝 [伊賀国、名張] Akame Waterfalls (Nabari)

The 48 Falls of Akame (赤目四十八滝) are a spot of scenic beauty in Nabari, south of Iga. There is an... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Very little foreign tourists, came on a weekend. Hidden gem not too far from Osaka/Kyoto. Stumbled upon a ritual, something connected with ninja training, didn't quite understand... At least 45 minutes to watch. We didn't go all the way because it is not a circular...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

The 48 Falls of Akame (赤目四十八滝) are a spot of scenic beauty in Nabari, south of Iga. There is an admission fee to the hiking trail, but I entered for free as a guest of Ikeda-sensei with a film crew recording Matsubayashi-san (pictured, attired as...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank ART196
Reviewed 21 February 2016

NOTE: Portuguese down below. It was winter, we saw just 2 places open, I got upset because of that and though my experience is not going to be cool, but I went hiking anyway and I was so wrong. Every step I did worth it....More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Drikabr
Reviewed 28 October 2015

If you would like to get a breath of fresh air outside of the big city, then I highly recommend this walk through the forest to see the many waterfalls. It is easy to get to by taking the Kintetsu Rail Osaka line to Akame-guchi...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Debbie Y
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Akame Shijuhachi(48)-Taki(waterfall) was great. I have some tips for whoever wants to get there. 1) Firstly- transportation! don't be fooled by Google Maps, There is a way to get to the entrance only be public transportation. After you get to the station near the waterfall...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank inbar l
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is a nice cool place to walk the wooded trails with waterfalls. We came late due to rains and could not complete the almost 7 km stretch before it get dark. I think this would be an easy walk and one can spend almost...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank tfphang
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I love fall in Japan. This year me and my wife were looking to go further outside the city to find a more remote location to enjoy the turning colors of nature. The local Expat magazine recommended Akame for this very purpose and so we...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank Barney A
Reviewed 22 April 2013

A perfect family treat in unspoiled Japanese forest. Beautiful water falls and Ninja training experience! It's only 60 mins train ride from Tsuruhasi St in Osaka (Station joining JR and the private line Kintetsu ,Kintetsu fare:980yen one way, half price for child under 11) to...More

Date of experience: April 2013
4  Thank Lichibonbon
Reviewed 14 December 2012

wonderful nature walk, well maintained, fantastic colour of the autumn leaves, there is a fee at the entrance and do not forget to sample the wonderful sweet potato pastries when you come back

Date of experience: November 2012
3  Thank Angelika Z
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