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So we started for Geibikei, yes the other gorge which we reached to find it was closed. Grump... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
James A
London, United Kingdom
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Little Gorge with interesting “flying Dango”

The gorge is rather small but with nice view. From the parking area near some souvenir shops it... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
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Iwai-gawa, Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So we started for Geibikei, yes the other gorge which we reached to find it was closed. Grump grump so we made our way back to Ichinoseki which has an excellent tourist centre just outside the train station. A helpful lady with some words of...More

Thank James A
Reviewed June 3, 2018

I have been to Gembi Valley a couple of times, I highly recommend this place in late April when the cherry blossoms and daffodils are in bloom or in autumn. Very breath-taking view. The 'flying dango' is a quirky touch to the experience.

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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

The gorge is rather small but with nice view. From the parking area near some souvenir shops it doesn’t seem like the river gorge is just a short walk away. Here you can witness an interesting “flying Dango”, Japanese rice dumplings served with a cup...More

Thank lizcyni
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

I heard about a flying dango shop in Genbikei Gorge, it cost 400 yen! I rode a bus to get here, and from the bus stop you'll find the tengu bridge and then you'll find a tiny gazebo, beside the gazebo there's a rope with...More

1  Thank Jacq_Tanoto
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Geibikei cruising in winter is giving new experience by sitting in the warm table along the gorge of Geibikei and you can feed the ducks along the way. very nice and fun

Thank Rujikun S
Reviewed February 17, 2017

This gorge as it was rather small, although the rocks were interesting at least. I was amused by the zipline attached by the restaurant at the other side of the ravine where you could purchase Japanese dumplings on a skewer. The restaurant and its good...More

1  Thank RolleingStone
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

It was amazing boat trip! Especially during autumn leaves! Must see place! You can feed ducks and fish

Thank Assem A
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Entertaining and visionally pleasing. You make you way down to a pergola on the opposite side of the river to which the food is made. You place your order in the basket which is attached to a guild line thats is pull over the cravenness...More

Thank 50johno
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

This isn't a place to base your trip around but certainly a must if you are travelling to the area. The gorge is beautiful; stunning blue water, a beautiful rocky gorge with heavy flowing water and nice walks. We were there in Autumn so the...More

3  Thank p_alewood
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Genbikei is small compared to Geibikei (the one with boats) but I enjoyed my visit. Paths lead along the banks of the gorge, with views of eroded rock and swirling water. There's a swaying little suspension bridge. Looks of happy people but not crowded. It's...More

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Cik Nadiah R
June 29, 2017|
Response from Rujikun S | Reviewed this property |
You can walk 6 mins from Genbikei Station (Dragon Rail) , reference from google map direction.