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I rode a motorcycle and went on a tour to Joren Falls in Shizuoka Prefecture.
This time, we will introduce the charm of Joren Falls and things to keep in mind when visiting by bike.
What is Joren Falls?
Joren Falls is a waterfall located in Yugashima, Izu City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
A majestic waterfall with a height of 25 meters and a width of 7 meters, it is a representative tourist spot in Izu.
Beneath the basin of the waterfall, the natural monument Hikomochi fern grows in clusters, creating a mystical atmosphere.
Joren Falls is also known as the place that appears in the lyrics of singer Sayuri Ishikawa’s signature song, “Amagi Goe”.
Route to Joren Falls
It takes about 2 hours from central Tokyo to Joren Falls by expressway.
The starting point is from Tokyo Station’s Yaesu Exit and run along the Tomei Expressway to Shizuoka IC.
From Shizuoka IC, take National Route 1 towards Izu and get off at Yugashima Interchange.
From Yugashima Interchange, take National Route 135 towards Joren Falls and arrive at Joren Falls in about 20 minutes.
Highlights of Joren Falls
The highlight of Joren Falls is its impressive appearance.
When you look up from below the basin of the waterfall, you will be overwhelmed by its size and amount of water.
Joren Falls is also attractive for its basin where a cluster of Japanese ferns grow.
You can enjoy the mysterious atmosphere.
Joren Falls motorcycle parking lot
Joren Falls has three parking lots for motorcycles near the entrance.
The parking lot is located near the waterfall and can accommodate approximately 50 cars.
Parking fee is free.
Joren Falls is also a recommended spot for motorcycle touring.
You can fully enjoy the mysterious atmosphere of the majestic waterfall and Hikomochi fern.
There are also plenty of tourist spots around Joren Falls, such as Mt. Amagi and Mt. Omuro, so why not visit them when touring?