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Takachiho Gorge

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Address: Mitai, Nishiusuki-gun, Takachiho-cho 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture

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Words and pictures cannot describe what a beautiful and romantic place this is! I don't understand how anybody could rate this less than the max. The walk, the boat ride, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Columbia, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Words and pictures cannot describe what a beautiful and romantic place this is! I don't understand how anybody could rate this less than the max. The walk, the boat ride, and the area.. all beautiful! The boats (2,000JPY/30minutes) are popular so there will most likely be a wait but it is very well organized! Get your name in and go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I can't give a good enough review in words but go take a look especially if you are driving and visiting Mount Aso area, we drove from Yufuin and it took over 2.5 hours, but it was well worth it. We parked up for 500 yen then rowed the boat for 2000 yen. You can buy some biscuits for duck... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Takachiho Gorge is a must see when you are in the region. There are several walks you can do to look down the gorge. But the best and most fun part is to hop into one of the boats you can rent and row down and up at the bottom of the gorge. But be warned, there are several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Takachiho Gorge is really beautiful - you just need to do a Google Image search to see that. I was amazed to discover that the water there was really as blue as it had seemed in photos. Given that Takachiho Gorge is surrounded by stunning nature, and it's quite an effort to get there, my recommendation would be to see... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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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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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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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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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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