Hirayu Otaki waterfall under lights in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture (TAKAKI FURUSAWA/ THE ASAHI SHIMBUN)
TAKAYAMA, Gifu Prefecture--Colorful lights will illuminate the frozen Hirayu Otaki waterfall as part of an annual festival starting Monday in the Oku-Hida Onsen hot spring district.
The waterfall, counted among Japan's 100 greatest, is 64 meters high and 6 meters wide.
The light-up event, part of the Hirayu Otaki ice festival, will be held nightly through Feb. 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
During the festival, organized by a local tourist association, visitors will be served Japanese sake and whiskey inside a 15-meter-high kamakura, an igloo-like snow hut.
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