Shiraito Falls ,Shizuoka, Japan


Address -: Shiraito Falls , Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture , near Mount Fuji, Japan

Shiraito Falls is a waterfall in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, near Mount Fuji, Japan. It is part of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and has been protected since 1936 as a Japanese Natural Monument.The falls were regarded as sacred under the Fuji cult. Another waterfall, the Otodome Falls is approximately a five-minute walk away.
The Shiraito Falls is listed as one of "Japan’s Top 100 Waterfalls", in a listing published by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment in 1990. It was also selected by the Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun and Osaka Mainichi Shimbun. as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan in 1927. In 2013 the waterfall was added to the World Heritage List.
A limpid waterfall of underground snowmelt from Mt. Fuji springing from a lava wall. The 200m-wide and 20m-high arc-shaped cliff with its hundreds of large and small waterfalls falling like many silk strings is a sight of feminine beauty and gentleness. This famous spot has been praised in poetry by many from ancient times

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