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The perfect spot view the five peak of Mount Aso 

Daikanbo is a Mecca for tourists visiting Aso, Daikanbo literally means a big observatory peak.

The circumference of the Aso caldera is about 130 kilometers. From the observation site, you can

clearly see its conical shape. Early in the morning, the clouds had spread out below us, and hung

over the caldera as if they were a large sea.

 Over view from Daikanbo

 At the top

 Observatory place 
View from the top View from the top View from the top
View from the top Aso Caldera map
Access to Daikanbo
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 Location of Aso 




 General information  


Address Yamada, Aso-city, Kumamoto-prefecture

25 minutes by a vehicle from JR Miyaji Station

80 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

90 minutes by a vehicle from Takachiho

130 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city


Featured tours  

Kumamoto-prefecture   &   Miyazaki-prefecture 

・ Kumamoto, Aso and Takachiho 3 days tour

Aso and Takachiho / Dynamic nature 2 days tour    

・ Takachiho one-day tour

Amakusa / UNESCO Hidden Christian sites 2 days tour

Kyushu Round tours

・ 11 days Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour

・ 8 days Southern Kyushu tour

・ 6 days North-West Kyushu tour

・ 7 days Central Kyushu tour

・ 6 days North-Eest Kyushu tour



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