The biggest waterfall in the town

It means "Sunset Waterfall".
One story is that it is named so because the Sun goes down from the center of the fall on January 15th, every year.

The 23-meter-high, 5-meter-wide waterfall on the Uchi River on the upper reaches of the Sakawa River (which goes to the Pacific Ocean) is said to have been the place where the legendary Kintaro took his first bath as a new-born baby.

The falls and surroundings are beautiful with the fresh green leaves of early summer and the crimson foliage in late autumn.
In summertime, the camp-ground is open and the area is enjoyed by people playing along the river.
--T. K.
JULY, 1995

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