slide (photograph (documentary artefact))

Lantern slide depicting the Kegon Falls. The water from Chuzenji Lake flows into Kegon Falls via the Ojiri River. Ground water spouts from the lower part of the cliff. These falls are the source of the Daiya River of Nikko.The Kegon Falls is one of the three major waterfalls of Japan, along with Nachi Falls (Wakayama Prefecture) and Fukuroda Falls (Ibaragi Prefecture). It is roughly 97m high. Local resident Hoshino Gorobei built the road along the basin of the falls in 1900 and opened a teahouse.

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