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Kakusenkei Gorge

Yamanaka Onsen Higashimachi, Kaga 922-0114, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Nice walk at Yamanaka Onsen

This is a nice walk at Yamanaka Onsen, not far from the main street, Especially during autumn leave... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Worth a visit

A must visit as the scenery is stunning. Plan to spend at least 2 hours in this location. Best if... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
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Yamanaka Onsen Higashimachi, Kaga 922-0114, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a nice walk at Yamanaka Onsen, not far from the main street, Especially during autumn leave season

Thank yuval_adler
Reviewed 22 November 2017

A must visit as the scenery is stunning. Plan to spend at least 2 hours in this location. Best if you can stay around the area as the timing of the tourist bus may not be as convenient.

Thank Nimbostratus
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Kakusenkei Gorge, one of the major attractions in Yamanaka Onsen, is an ideal place for the nature lovers. Daishoji River runs through this deep gorge between the foothill of the mountains and the towns of Yamanaka Onsen. It was once the idyllic place for the...More

Thank unescotravelbug
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

You must go here. It is a short walk in a circle but you are feeling as if nature made the place. Interesting shops in the area too

Thank Lawrence2300
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Best not to come when raining, it might be quite slippery! The views are lovely though and the trail is relatively easy to follow (no guard rails though so watch your toddlers!), it's quite manageable even if you only do half of it (from one...More

Thank ricepapergirl
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Easy access from Yamanaka-onsen, calm and fresh air! Beautiful bridges and cafe on the river is a great place in summer. 山中温泉ってこんなに素敵なところがあったんですね。渓流沿いに約1時間の散策はとてもさわやかです。

Thank 美保 佐
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We took a bus from Kagaonsen. It was so lovely strolling the gorge, admiring the handiwork of temples and bridges. We were the only westerners, in fact there were very few people which was lovely. There are so many beautiful trees and plants, so many...More

Thank grrls123
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This was a great way to spend some peaceful time in the Kanga area. Nice place to escape the crowds. The moss and trees are really beautiful.

Thank Thebigmanoncampus
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was a terrific walk along the river and enjoyed the bridge views. We took the local bus to the river gorge from the hotel which was easy. After completing the walk we stopped and had a cup of tea at the many local cafes

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I walked the gorge in the autumn in 2015 with all the vibrant colors of the maples and other trees. We thought this the most beautiful walk in Japan. We visited Yamanaka Onsen for three days in March and this walk is...More

Thank Larry T
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