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Kikuchi Gorge

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Early morning walks through the glowy fog in Kikuchi Gorge

Kikuchi City, Kumamoto Prefecture


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Known for the beautiful sceneries offered each season, Kikuchi Gorge is a Kyushu destination that can be visited any time throughout the year. With an average water temperature of 14°C, the waters cool the whole valley like a natural air-conditioning system, making it a perfect place to visit in the summers. Stay the night for an early morning nature stroll, and you may be able to witness the magnificent glowy ambiance of the sunlight shining upon the fog.


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How to get there


From Fukuoka, take the Kyushufrom Hakata Station to Shin-Tamana Station (about 40 minutes). From Shin-Tamana Station, Kikuchi Gorge is about a 1-hour drive.


5026 Haru, Kikuchi-shi, Kumamoto-ken


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