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Kakusenkei Gorge

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Address: Yamanaka Onsen Higashimachi, Kaga 922-0114, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Relaxing site

Natural beauty, a park and a lovely small steet with shops with local handicrafts and nice souvenirs.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 12, 2016
Harry L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

we had a wonderful walk along the gorge and the view was breathtaking. I suggest to walk from down stream and walk up to end up in the quaint little town of Kaga Onsen which had lovely coffee shops and eateries.

1 Thank EELSM
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Natural beauty, a park and a lovely small steet with shops with local handicrafts and nice souvenirs.

1 Thank Harry L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

A gorgeous walking trail in Yamanaka-onsen along the river with interesting bridges. Autumn is amazingly beautiful with colorful leaves and clear sky. It's very easy to access but it's not very crowded

1 Thank Sheila L
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

It was hot and muggy but we still enjoyed our walk. There were interesting shrines and restaurants along the trail.

1 Thank Megan F
Port Douglas, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Walking the gorge is a lovely experience .the flowing water the surroundings the beautiful japaneses elements of light landscaping made this walk a very enjoyable activity.about half way is a small shack that serves tea on elevated small stages overlooking the water sublime.sublime . didn't surprise me to learn that basho frequented the area. Dont miss out on a true... More 

2 Thank ianePd
Kyoto, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

This was a beautiful place to walk and it seemed like most of the people walking around town didn't bother to walk along the river for some reason but we were grateful that they only seemed to focus on the 2 bridges in town. Some of the scenery is gorgeous along the way. Especially the moss covered rocks and roots!

2 Thank kobekeith
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Visited Kaga Onsen expecting just onsen towns, but Yamanaka in particular had a even greater attraction in my books! The Kakusenkei Gorge! The trail was easily accessible from town, a 5 min walk from the Yamanaka bus stop where you can cross the red bridge and walk along the picturesque river. Photos helped me remember the beauty, but there was... More 

4 Thank sky_nite
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2014

A wonderful walk along the gorge, amongst the trees and the autumn leaves... So refreshing and romantic, a must do on a beautiful sunny day!

1 Thank Sophie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is an easy hike along a mostly paved walking trail on even ground and should be suitable for people with varying levels of physical fitness. There are some steps but they are not very steep. The scenery by the river is great, the entire walking trail is about 1.3km and you will pass by the Basho hut, a few... More 

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