Sounkyo Gorge, Kamikawa-cho

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Sounkyo Gorge offers plenty of natural beauty, including a hot spring area as well as many waterfalls and rock formations. Go hiking through the national park located in the north of the gorge, using a ropeway access to nearby Mt. Kurodake. Don't miss the two waterfalls, each tumbling directly over the cliff. Also, make sure you pay a visit to the rock formations, spectacular highlights within the gorge. Plan to visit Sounkyo Gorge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kamikawa-cho attractions using our Kamikawa-cho online holiday planner .
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  • Watch tanigawa says the Valley is here continues its attractions to cliffs reaching 200 m above the ground. Its length is over 20 km or. Turning to the help from the inside of the car, visit the Observatory is recommended.
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  • There are many great views. Have been touristy, but during the week of the beginning of September, tourists hardly had deserted. Location up autumn leaves still has time, but I was thrilled. Kurodake seventh stages are started early in Japan leaves.
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  • Truly beautiful and serene place to be at this between fall-winter changeover of seasons. The leaves ahd fallen off most trees as it has been snowing past week or so overnight Lovely waterfalls with a...  more »

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Where to stay in Kamikawa-cho

When visiting Kamikawa-cho, tourists usually opt to stay in nearby Sounkyo, a small "onsen" resort village where you can indulge in hot spring bathing and find accommodations with a private bathhouse. As options are scarce in the town itself, you might want to choose lodgings in Ashikawa, which boasts a number of mid-range hotels. You can also stay at one of the basic establishments near the train station, or find a room in a mountainside guesthouse.
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