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Takachiho Gorge

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Address: Mitai, Nishiusuki-gun, Takachiho-cho 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture
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Surely a heaven for photographers. Since Even for small family like us is superb. You can fish at the pond while waiting for your turn for the boat ride.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Surely a heaven for photographers. Since Even for small family like us is superb. You can fish at the pond while waiting for your turn for the boat ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We spent about 1 hour strolling along Takachiho gorge (plus 1 hour checking out the shrine and walking from it to the gorge (beautiful path and free parking at the shrine!)). The gorge is stunning (we even wrote a blogpost about it!). Very interesting volcanic rock formations, very scenic and trail well built as the many tourists will not spoil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a good itinerary if you don't drive. From Kumamoto JR station, take bus from Bus Station number 3 at 9.11 am and get 12pm. it will have one toilet break. After arriving by bus, walk about 15mins to the Takachiho shrine (ask staff where to turn at the beginning, then it's just one straight road to the shine).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Though it took me a long trip from the city to Takachiho Gorge, the hiking path and scenic view were really enjoyable. Don't miss out the boat ride along the gorge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Can't believe we were the only foreigners here. But don't visit on a Sunday like we did because there were thousands of people!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Beautiful gorge with waterfalls. It took awhile to get the hang of the rowboat but it was worth it to be on the water and see the gorge from a different perspective than the walk along it. The ducks were a bit of a nuisance since they are used to being fed from the boats apparently and will get in... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

It was a long trek going down to take the boat ride but it was worth the hundred plus steps. It was a boat ride at your own pace for you to fully enjoy the scenic river/gorge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This gorge is stunning with a beautiful waterfall. To best enjoy this place, you'll need to go along the ridgeline path (which also has quite a few very nice vantage points) and rent a boat to enjoy the gorge from within. We drove here from Kurokawa Onsen and it took a bit over an hour. Driving to the carpark was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Visiting this gorge is a must in the area if you like natural wonders. Allow yourself 2 to 3 hours to rent a boat (30 min) and row through the narrow gorge enjoying the lovely serene atmosphere with the waterfall above you. Take a walk also for an hour or so along the gorge bank and look at this natural... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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