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Nikko 321-1435, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This abyss has been formed by a volcanic eruption. The walk is not hard, nature is beautiful (like in the whole Nikko) and a line of ghost Jizo statues is an added interest.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank WanderGraphy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a sunny day, walking along Buddha statues to get very nice views of the river created by a lava flow centuries ago. A must do

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank demelio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well whole Nikko area is a tourist trap. Small ordinary bridge, on wbich you have to pay and it is closed one side... Few temples with high entrance fees, this statues, there are just statues... So boring trip and waste of time and money!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Quest02924921854
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Honestly, I was more impressed by the rock formations caused by the lava than the statues that lined the road. It is a nice place to visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DSelase
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

That gorge is not very touristy as the tourists mostly keep to the city center with its temples or go far to the west up the mountains. To get to this gorge, you need to stop at a bus stop near the city edge and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Delphine P
Reviewed March 3, 2019

This is a lovely area for a walk along the river to the gorge. Along the paths on the South side are about 70 Jizo statues. It is said that every time you count them you get a different number.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Finished the usual touristy temples and shrines trail and decided to finish off the day with this visit to the Nikko Kammangafuchi Gorge. Best decision of the day!! It was a snowy winter wonderland walk thru the thick fluffy snow that drifted down the day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank roselim888
Reviewed February 7, 2019

NICE WALK After visiting the Toshogu Shrine in Nikko, we made our way to Kammangafuchi Gorge on foot. The approx 25 minute walk to the gorge was in itself quite nice as you walk into the town, past people's houses and yards, inns, and along...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank dwfr
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Our accommodation in Nikko was located 10 minutes away from this mysterious gorge along the river so we decided to wake up early in the morning to have a nice stroll. The highlight is obviously the rows and rows of Jizo statues that line up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eugenef36
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We were directed to take this wall along the riverbank by a lovely lady working at the tourist information desk in the train station. The river is beautiful and the statues with the red hats along the trails are a very interesting sight. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Caroline F
February 23, 2019|
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Response from altair06 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! From the Tobu Nikko or JR Nikko Station, you can get there by bus or by taxi (or you can rent a car). For the bus, please note that in most cases, the bus will have no wheelchair access (from what I observed). Then, upon... More
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