Takachiho Gorge, Takachiho-cho

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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). Use our Takachiho-cho trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Takachiho Gorge and other attractions in Takachiho-cho.
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  • Disappointed in travel brochures or photos beautiful and downright mysterious Valley is in fact go? Beautiful, I thought, nice pictures. Tourist attraction is as much as possible without human nature itself was really entrancing, and protect the landscape. December was also took a boat. Couldn't stop laughing while pounding rowing rower who do not know, if so who falls forward so. Cute duck were next to the boat to swim smoothly. Takachiho Gorge, nice spot was
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  • For the February cold, best come near the waterfalls, waterfall in the pouring rain holding an umbrella over arukimashita it on the Boardwalk, but feel. Takachiho Gorge coming out, travel guide for the downpour gave the boat symbol spot to see the best. I want to come change season. The walk from the parking lot was eyeing at the columnar joint rock walk, in the aftermath of last year's earthquake was still in trail construction part.
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  • Famous falls in and is a symbol of the Takachiho Gorge. Cross in a rental boat. "Copy method" that is a great place. It takes 90 minutes by bus from the Nobeoka is...
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