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Amazing

Great site to see how the land can change so dramatically.. parking is 500 yen all day. But can be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WatsonFamilyHK
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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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Beautiful!

Beautiful scenery! You must take the boat ride (u will hv to row the boat yourself) to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wynsum
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Singapore, Singapore
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Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun 882-1101, Miyazaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great site to see how the land can change so dramatically.. parking is 500 yen all day. But can be full sometimes, boats were closed when we went but would love to row up the gorge..love Kyushu

Thank WatsonFamilyHK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery! You must take the boat ride (u will hv to row the boat yourself) to enjoy the best angle of the scenery. The hiking is also pleasant.

Thank wynsum
Reviewed June 13, 2018 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
Reviewed May 22, 2018 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

Thank Mollymoon_26
Reviewed May 19, 2018 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.

Thank Robert C
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
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

Thank watsnake
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

Thank Tanja S
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
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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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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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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