Makkura Taki is one of the Kirifuri hidden waterfalls. This waterfall spans a tributary of the Kirifuri River, and is said to have been named because it used to be a dark place even in the daytime. In addition, it is a waterfall that flows northward, which is rare in Japan.
Autumn Foliage at Makkura Taki
Address: Chugushi, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-1661
Telephone: Nikko City Nikko Tourism Division TEL 0288-53-3795
Parking: Free parking for 55 ordinary cars and 6 large cars
Area: Nikko / Kinu River / Lake Chuzenji Area
Opening Hours: 07: 00-17: 00
General prefectural road Nakamiya Shrine Ashio Line (commonly known as Chuzenjiko Skyline) is closed at night (17: 00-7: 00 the next morning)
Traffic is closed during the winter season (from noon on Saturday, November 27, 2021 to noon on April 8, 2022).
Ease of Access
From JR Nikko Station / Tobu Nikko Tobu Nikko Station, take the Tobu Bus bound for Yumoto Onsen or Chuzenji Onsen for about 45 minutes, get off at “Chuzenji Onsen”, change to the bus bound for Hangetsuyama, and get off at “Hangetsuyama”. 30 minutes
*Bus bound for Hangetsuyama operates seasonally (mid-May to early November)
About 45 minutes from Kiyotaki IC on Nikko Utsunomiya Road