The word hetsuri means “steep cliff” in ...

Aizu Ashinomaki Onsen Tourism Association

Aizu Ashinomaki Onsen Tourism Association

To-no-Hetsuri

The word hetsuri means “steep cliff” in the local dialect.

To no Hetsuri is a large rock wall, spanning approximately 100 meters, that has been eroded over millions of years by the river, wind, and rain. The area is also dotted by mysterious rocks.

idge on foot. To-no-Hetsuri is a nationally designated natural monument; the busiest season is autumn, during the changing of the leaves.

It is also part of Fujimi Park, and is beautiful when the wisteria flowers are in season.