[Kanto scenic tour] [Ibaraki Prefecture] Bike trip to Fukuroda Falls! Solo touring in search of famous waterfalls and good views

I went on a solo trip on a Harley to Fukuroda Falls in Ibaraki Prefecture.

It’s a little far from my base, but I decided to take a leisurely walk and headed there on my bike.

In conclusion, I can say, “I’m glad I came.”

In this article, we will introduce the charm of Fukuroda Falls.


What is Fukuroda Falls?

Fukuroda Falls is considered one of Japan’s top three waterfalls. It is 120m high and 73m wide. Because the waterfall flows down a large rock wall in four tiers, it is also called Yodo Falls.'' In the past, when Saigyo Hoshi visited this area, he said,You should come once in each season.” He is said to have raved about it, saying, “If you don’t have it, you won’t be able to develop a true taste for wind.” Fukuroda Falls and Namase Falls were designated as national scenic spots on March 10, 2015, and in October 2015, Fukuroda Falls was selected as a sacred place for lovers (NPO Regional Revitalization Support Center). )it was done.


It is located in the northern part of Ibaraki Prefecture, surrounded by mountains rich in nature.

The air is clear and nostalgic shops are lined up at the entrance to the promenade to the waterfall.

The charm of Fukuroda Falls

Fukuroda Falls is one of Japan’s three famous waterfalls and is a tourist attraction that Ibaraki Prefecture is proud of.

The poet monk Saigyo of the Heian period saw Fukuroda Falls and praised its charm by composing a poem, “Fukuroda Waterfall, which brings out the brocade of a mountain princess in the form of flowers.”

When you look at it from a distance, it looks like a gentle white line, but when you get closer, it appears as if it’s hitting the ground violently. When you look at it, your heart will be captivated and you will forget the passage of time.

Access to Fukuroda Falls

Can you go to Fukuroda Falls on a Harley?

You can go to Fukuroda Falls by Harley.

There is a parking lot at the entrance to the promenade to the waterfall, so park your bike next to it and head to the waterfall on foot.

The road to the waterfall is a little long and it takes about 10 minutes to reach the waterfall.

We recommend taking a leisurely stroll while listening to the distant sound of the waterfall.