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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  • I think where to go once if you're a tourist. This is the boat 30 minutes 2,000 yen. So if you like duck duck Group also have 150 yen. I bought two disappeared fairly quickly. You may have a boat forcibly crowded boat so couldn't go much. Look at that view very good memories.
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  • It was a nice place, not too many people during winter. Rowing the boat was fun. There was also a few restaurants around. Overall a nice place for a half-day trip. 
  • 峽谷和瀑布都很漂亮。如果有時間一定要去划小艇,可以近距離欣賞瀑布風景,而且可以觀賞山女魚和餵小魚和小鴨。附近亦有不少食肆可以吃飯。