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Beautiful spot

We enjoyed driving around and exploring this area.... it is really beautiful and has lots of... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Scenic grassland

As we were in a hurry, we viewed the grassland from the lookout point and did not venture onto the... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Kusasenrigahama, Aso 869-1404, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 967-34-2111
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We spent a late morning and relaxing lunch here. Drove half an hour from hotel at Aso and there was parking with daily rate. Magnificent view of the open grassland where tourists like us can walkabout. I think it was about 1000 yen for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stewart c
Reviewed January 4, 2018

As the Mt Aso ropeway and area were still offlimits, this was one of the closer viewpoints of the Mt Aso nakadake crater... the plains were beautiful and this was a scenic spot to enjoy view the Mt Aso Musuem is near by too unfortunately...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank SingaporeMummy
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Experience Japan’s nature and country live, what a better place than Kusasenri? the View is breathtaking, you can get a horse ride across this amazing landscape! welcome to middle earth of Japan!!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank stefanusreno
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed driving around and exploring this area.... it is really beautiful and has lots of interesting landscapes to photograph. The roads can be narrow in some parts but with a speed limit of 40 it didn't really present any issues as cars had plenty...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 307JodieS
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

I would recommend to drive here and enjoy the scene. There are several parking spots during the way. A lots of horses and cows around this active volcano.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank scalopages
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Mount Aso crater at the peak is close at 1km radius due to volcanic activity. This grassland is as close as one can get to the crater. Would recommend dropping by.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MMMKl
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Important stops before you head for ASo volcanoes,you may take a 5 mins horse ride:) The vast grass plain is amazing there is also the ASO museum around .

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank fycj
Reviewed January 31, 2016

As we were in a hurry, we viewed the grassland from the lookout point and did not venture onto the pasture itself. There wasn't any horse riding activities or grazing cattles but we saw some people walking on the vast field, towards a pond. It...More

Date of experience: December 2015
8  Thank Nainaiichiban
Reviewed December 7, 2015

As the Aso geopark is closed, this place is the best place to visit. Horseriding is not allowed in December, but the entire field area is open for you to roam around. Great sense of freedom. Takes about 500 yen for a one way bus...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed November 4, 2015

It's a big grass made by burning every year. You can walk there. You can also ride horse. But you cannot ride a horse by your own there. Not uncommon.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Frank L
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