Takachiho Gorge, Takachiho-cho

Canyon Garden Must See
Towering walls of basalt accented by several waterfalls awe visitors at Takachiho Gorge, a chasm formed by the waters of the Gokase River. At more than 120,000 years old, the gorge winds its way through the dense forests carpeting the surrounding landscape. You can make use of the 1 km (0.6 mi) paved walking trail that tracks the edge of the canyon, offering views down to the river below and passing several historic shrines along the way. Alternatively, rent a rowboat to explore from atop the water. Enclosed by imposing cliffs that reach as high as 100 m (328 ft) in places, you'll pass by streaming cascades like the Manai Waterfall, which drops from a height of 17 m (56 ft). With our online itinerary creator, Takachiho-cho attractions like Takachiho Gorge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • In the aftermath of the typhoon, is the color of the river white green and and swollen this time, did not board the boat. Also, this day is observed 初氷 Aso, lamplight, very cold. However, we feel will make us even in all the valleys and waterfalls. Parking is open from 8:30 morning, and facilities such as toilets. Autumn leaves still failed.
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  • Based in Miyazaki but went to Takachiho was arriving at 12, was last-minute acceptance of the boat. Day at half admission until 16:00 so close, so I went 12:30 in the past waiting for 3 hours and a half, barely can catch up. It is recommended to wait between Takachiho shrine, rice, Takachiho Gorge walks possible, slowly toward you forget was the first to go.
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  • Seeing is believing is better than look and I do not know, is saying, ' why don't you go and. This River is from where? From the age when this rock? This nature is thousands of years old. During the steep rocks and todomemashita River and mysterious colors in the photo.
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  • Beautiful place! Quite far but we'll worth it on a sunny day. No drone flying allowed anymore :( A must see :)
  • Spectacular gorge with a nice path to follow. Pity about the boats - a tourist trap that creates a din in an otherwise beautiful and peaceful place of nature.
  • I recommend renting a boat and enjoying the view from below.
  • Stunning view! Great to walk around many activities todo here. A must!!
  • Breathtaking! Beautiful! Worth the time spent

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Where to stay in Takachiho-cho

Where the mountain roads all convene at Honmachi, the main accommodations of Takachiho-cho can be found. As with other important locations in Japanese mythology and spirituality, Takachiho-cho possesses a good mix of simple guesthouses for pilgrims and backpackers, as well as some upmarket options, including luxury hotels and traditional guesthouses with limited numbers of rooms and quintessentially Japanese decorations throughout. Follow each of the main roads out of town, and you'll find similar options in more isolated locations.
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