Takachiho Gorge, Takachiho-cho

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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  • Also in line waited for about 30 minutes to get on the boat if I went around noon on Saturday, but I think it ought to go. Bait to the duck boat is 30 minutes 2,000 yen, was 150 yen (Bolo). It was very nice in a sense is a welcome antidote to the negative ions.
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  • To come down here must go down boating advice a little bit earlier to people less than better to take pictures just not a lot of scenery nearby so the weather is not so good advice to just drop this view
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  • The place is beautiful, the scenery is good. There is a walking path, there are restaurants, there is the design of the boat, it is worth playing. If you want to enjoy this scene, the advice will be at least half a day, or it will be too much.
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  • A breathtaking place for nature lovers. Very green during summertime. It took us about 1 and a half hour by car from Miyazaki City. Unfortunately, we were not able to use the boat due to high tide, so make sure not to go there 2-3 days after a normal rain. About 10minutes ride away from the gorge we rode a train cart where it took us to scenic view of the mountain top, payment was ¥1,500 per head. It was nice, i bet would have been better on autumn. Lots of beautiful columnar rocks. Then there was this eat all you can restaurant about 20minutes ride away. It was so delicious. Excellent experience for me. The best place I visited so far in Miyazaki.
  • Open all year round, this gorge attracts hundreds of visitors everyday. Especially during warmer seasons, this place gets super crowded and impossible to get on the boat. Because, the reservations end till midday. However, in winter it’s relatively easier to rent a boat. This gorge might be the most famous one in whole Kyushu island. Therefore, travelers must consider visiting this place.
  • Beautiful gorge. We visited in Fall when it's even prettier because of the fall colors. Park at the parking lot and take your time walking through the gorge. There are also several small paths that lead from the main walking path. The rock formations are fascinating. Allit a couple of hours to walk through. There are often tour bus loads of tourists walking through.
  • Beautiful place. Got into the rowing boat and trying to row and not get wet by the cascading waters of the waterfall. Nice autumn colours as well.
  • A power spot location. However, don't come here after a typhoon since most access will be close and the river is not that clean.

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