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Hozukyo Gorge

| to Arashiyama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kameoka, Kyoto Prefecture 610-0101, Japan
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Kameoka
Type: Geologic Formations, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It's always a good way to enjoy beauty of Japan with different way by the Hozu gorge cruising. Hozu gorge cruising is done by small boat with two boatmen.

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Mont-de-Marsan, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Hozugawa station is the last one in the validity region of the JR Kansai Area pass, and the valley is worth the trip after all the hussle and bussle you may have encountered in Kyoto. But contrary to the opinion of somebody in this forum there IS a barriere at the station`s entrance, and during our visit there HAS been... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

A place you can easily travel with JR line. Stop in Hozukyo, then get off the track and there you go, serene and beautiful gorge. It will probably take approx. 15-20 minutes to visit this beautiful place.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2008

Hozukyo is really a place that you must visit if you are going to Kyoto. In my opinion it is like an undiscovered pearl! It's located west of Arashiyama, and I like going there by the JR railway line. JR Hozukyo Station is a station without any staff, so you can go out without paying anything, and then the beautiful... More

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