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Takachiho Gorge

Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture
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Beautiful Place!

My pictures won’t do justice to this place. Go and have a visit. You won’t regret it. Peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bonchua
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
A must in Takachiho

This is the most popular tourist destination of Takachiho prefecture. Beautiful gorge with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mollymoon_26
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Bangkok
via mobile
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“boat ride” (32 reviews)
“car park” (12 reviews)
“the bus” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My pictures won’t do justice to this place. Go and have a visit. You won’t regret it. Peaceful and scenic and a great place to ease my mind as I come from a metro city. Wear comfortable shoes if you want to hike further than...More

Thank bonchua
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most popular tourist destination of Takachiho prefecture. Beautiful gorge with turquoise shallow river. Renting boat is available, with renting fee. Maximum 3 persons per boat. Also walkway along top of the gorge, which can see top view. Paid parking is very close...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Takachiho from Fukuoka for a day trip, by highwaybus on a Sunday. The gorge is beautiful, the boatride overrated. Rather spend time on walking and hiking around it.

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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Pretty gorge especially in the late morning. Short queue for boat ride. Somen noodle flowing in bamboo pole for lunch

Thank Chua L
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Very nice view to see the wonderful landscape of rock. However, it is so hard for parking if you come from your own drive car on holiday. And also it is impossible to play the boat in the river if you have more than 3...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Takachiho (pop. 13.000) is a mountain village Miyazaki-ken, Japan. It’s the site where legend says Japan’s sun goddess brought light back to the world. The Takachiho Gorge runs right through the town center. So off we went, down and down and down, 200 steps, walking...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I had always wanted to visit Takachiho due to its reputation as a locale steeped with Shinto mythology and I was not let down. The day before it had rained a lot, so it was not safe for boating through the gorge—but it was nice...More

Thank Marie H
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautifull views while peddeling a little boat through the cave. Nice collor of the water. Not crowded, we were there on a sunday . Hard to het there if you do not have a car. Busses go only in weekends and the boat rental stops...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Good to go. Beautiful and Wonderful nature . Clear water with fresh air. No matter long drive and some difficult drive way. Recommend to drive there . It’s hard if you will take public transportation to reach there.

Thank Jan K
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place carved out of rock. A must see if your in this town, actually about the only thing to see in the town. We spent the day walking as much of the gorge as we could and then we walked along the farm fields...More

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geli5
May 21, 2018|
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Response from Chua L | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure easiest is prob to drive. We joined the explore kumamoto small group tour though, its really convenient.
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G-anne C
May 8, 2018|
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Response from 高千穂町観光協会 | Property representative |
There is a coin locker at Takachiho bus center. It is a 30-minute walk from Takachiho bus center to Takachiho Gorges.
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Efrat V
April 21, 2018|
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Response from Gladys K | Reviewed this property |
For me I drove there.... it’s easy to drive just in case you are considering this option as well
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