Monday, March 12, 2012
Kegon waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Japan and the favorite tourist destinations. But who would have thought, this beautiful place it is also a favorite place for suicides.
Kegon waterfall is a waterfall located on Lake Chuzenji, Nikko National Park, Tochigi, Japan. This waterfall is one of the largest waterfalls in Japan. With a height of 97 meters, 7 meters wide and swift flow of water, Kegon waterfall turned on the charm to every visitor who comes.
From wikipedia, on Monday (3/12/2012) Kegon waterfall formed by the Daiya River flow changes caused by the lava flow eruption of Mount Nantai. Thus, water flowing over this waterfall from the Daiya River. Kegon waterfall flowing water is very swift.
Environment around the waterfall and the forest was filled with trees, the air was cool. No wonder the people of Japan said, Kegon waterfall is the most beautiful waterfalls in Japan.
Unfortunately, the waterfall is not only fun to be a tourist, but also to commit suicide. Kegon waterfall is already famous and popular as a location for end of life in Japan. Recorded several resident artists and other Japanese suicide in this place.
Although a favorite location of suicide, waterfalls Kogen remain open to the public, you can tour here. Fun! Various tourist support facilities are ready to pamper you. One is the elevator. From above the falls, visitors can go down to the bottom of the falls using the elevator. You will be taken down from a height of 100 meters to the bottom of the waterfall.
In addition to the waterfall, you can also play the water while enjoying the cold water of Lake Chuzenji. The water in the lake is very clean and clear. Landscape around the lake adds fun to sit relax you.
Still in the area of the waterfall, there are temples that can be visited. Toshogu Shrine temple is named. Toshogu attract enough visitors because there are three monkeys carved cypress or san. The three monkeys are very popular because it has a different pose, there is a close eyes, ears, and mouth.