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Ryuokyo Canyon, Nikko

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Water Body Nature / Park
Immerse yourself in nature in Ryuokyo Canyon, home of a meandering emerald-green river resembling a dragon. Hovering steel span bridges and suspended waterfalls make this 3 km long (2 mi) trek one to remember, especially for nature lovers. Somewhat difficult to navigate to from Nikko, this ravine contains striking blue-green water beneath wisteria trees and unmatched views of the canyon from the bridges. This medium-intensity hike on a well-maintained trail requires good footwear, and you should watch out for steep and slippery steps on rainy days. Use our Nikko vacation route planner to add Ryuokyo Canyon and other attractions to your Nikko vacation plans.
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  • this place " Ryuokyo" I really recommended for you who really love natural. the place is very beautiful and COOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!! . First time I visit nikko , we not plan to go to this but i searching th...  more »
  • Given my fetish for canyons I had to visit this place as soon as I heard about it from the tourist information guy. Not many tourists reach here and I understood why. I had to change 2 trains from Nik...  more »
  • We caught the train to Ryuokyo station, where you exit, cross the road and pass between the yakiniku vendors to begin the walk down to the first waterfall, about 5 minutes. The span bridge is currentl...  more »