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Takachiho Gorge

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Address: Mitai, Nishiusuki-gun, Takachiho-cho 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture
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A refreshing and romantic spot

The place is very quite and intimate to be such a visited place in Japan, the rowing boats offer a great insight of the water falls and a relaxing moment away from the Japanese... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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Barcelona, Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The place is very quite and intimate to be such a visited place in Japan, the rowing boats offer a great insight of the water falls and a relaxing moment away from the Japanese intense lifestyle, even if Miyazaki prefecture is a quiter area then the rest of Japan.

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Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It's highly recommended, the gorge is magnificent and the stones just resemble flakes. You can enjoy by walking around and taking boat. I recommend both! Taking a boat and going under waterfall is a great way to spend some time and have a new experience. If you are there then tasking a boat is a MUST.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It was very hard to find the parking as the correct route to the right carpark was closed for construction. We parked at another carpark unknowingly and walked 10mins to the gorge, then realized there is another much nearer carpark with some cars parked there! However it was late when we arrived and boating was closed. Next morning we tried... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Do the row boat along the bottom of the gorge. Walk along the trails at the top of the gorge. Not wheelchair accessible. Takachiho gorge is gorgeous.

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singapore
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

You can row a boat for 30 mins at 2000 yen for two or three people as it sits max 3 person. The view of the gorge is very beautiful and you will see many mandarin ducks that swim around you. You can buy a packet of duck food to take along to feed them and the ducks will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It's not easily assessable and we had to drive 1.5 hrs from our Ryoken near kurukawa onsen to reach there. But it's really worth it. The air was fresh and the scenery was beautiful as We walked from the gorge to takachiho shrine which is abt 2.5 km to n fro. The distance is not far but there is quite... More 

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singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

TIP #1: If you're arriving by car, it may be worthwhile to arrive early. I arrived at about 11 am and had to park my car at car park number 3. This meant I had to walk an extra 15 minutes to reach the gorge. TIP#2: The waiting time for my boat ride was 1.5 hours. On hindsight, I should... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

I visited Takachiho gorge 高千穂峡 in late November. The gorge is exceptionally beautiful, flanked by the colourful leaves in red, yellow and green. I also enjoyed rowing the boat inside the gorge to get up close with nature. It costs 2000 yen for 30 minutes which is sufficient to row to and fro including picture taking of the awesome sights.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Nice drive in this area, Get early to get good parking if you coming with your own car, and try to be first in line for the boats so you can get 5mins of your own time before its like mad choas @ titanica sinking with boats going everywhere and no one knowing how to paddle :P

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

But we didn't hire one out but walked the gorge and upto the shrine and back. 500 yen car parking. One guy leaf blew the window... Call that service. Autumn colours good. Bit crowed by tour groups. Parked car in the bottom car park, mapcode 330711669*32

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