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Mount Aso



The largest active volcano in Japan.


Its peak is 1592 m above sea level. Its caldera is 25 km across north to south and 18 km 

across east to west. The caldera has a circumference of around 120 km, although sources

vary on the exact distance.


The central cone group of Aso consists of five mountains: Mt.Naka, Mt.Neko, Mt.Taka,

Mt. Eboshi, and Mt.Kishima.  Last major eruption of Mt. Naka was in 1993.



Exploring Munt Aso

        To the Ropeway station

              Ropeway station

     To the Crater of Naka-dake


                  Around Crater 

                  Around Crater 

                  Shrine on top



         Look down the Crater




            West side of Crater

          Central area of Crater

             East side of Crater


 Location of Aso 





General information  

Address Aso-city, Aso-gun Takamoricho and Minami-Aso Village

30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Miyaji Station

80 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

60 minutes by a vehicle from Takachiho

2 hours and 10 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

2 hours and 50 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city


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