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Kyushu Travel Guide in Japan

Takachiho one-day tour


Takachiho offers dynamic and beautiful Takachiho Gorge and here is the birthplace of Shinto

which is Japanese indigenouse religion.

Takachiho is located almost center of Kyushu, in the northernmost part of Miyazaki-prefecture,

bordering Aso , Kumamoto-prefectureThe Gokase River formed Takachioho Gorge flows from

the west to the southeast part of town.


In this tour, you can enjoy the dynamic and beautiful nature of Takachioho Gorge and find the roots

of Japanese culture in the birth place of Japanese indigenouse religion.



 Location of Takachiho





Tour conditions


The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.

・Minimum number : 2 person

・Maxum number : 30 person

・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka-city, please specify the place where you want

・Tour date : please specify the date

・English speaking tour attendant escorts your journey to produce a pleasant trip.

・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.





8:00 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Takachiho using Kyushu Expressway, 2 hours and 50 minutes 

 Visit  Takachiho shrine 

 lunch at Takachiho

 Explore Takachiho Gorge

 Visit Amano Iwato shrine

Transfer to Fukuoka-cuty using Kyushu Expressway

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city


Option : the following site can be arranged as a option.

Tourist Tram / Minami Aso Rail Way



Where to Explore


Takachiho shrine   

Located just west of the town center, is nestled in a grove of tall cedars. During the day the

shrine’s nondescript, unpainted buildings blend in naturally with the surrounding trees. In the

evening, you can enjoy the Yokagura Dance.



Entrance of Shrine, Torii gate


 The sacred tree, 800 years old


Shrine main building


Takachiho Gorge 

A narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River.  The nearly sheer cliffs lining

the gorge are made of slow forming volcanic basalt columns which resemble the scales of

a dragon where the stone twisted and flowed as it formed.



The narrow chasm cut through

the rock, boat riding experience


Exploring Takachiho Gorge

using the walk-way


Souvenir shops and 



Amano Iwato shrine  

Japanese indigenouse religion, Shinto born here.

There is a story of Shinto origin in the Cave behind of Amano Iwato Shrine, and Amano

Yasugawara. About ten kilometers outside of central TakachihoAmano Iwato Shrine

was built near the Cave where is place of the Shinto origin story.




 The God shows the story of

Shinto origin


 Amano Iwato Shrine, there is the

 Cave behind the shrine


 Amano Yasugawara, Gods &

 Goddesses had a discussion




Tourist TramMinami Aso Rail Way

Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Aso. The Minami Aso railway is a private railroad offering

a very scenic ride from Takamori to Nakamatsu in the south east of the caldera.

Lovely and magnificent scenery can be enjoyed.



 Minami Aso Rail Way

 Takamori station


Tourist tram, start a 30minutes




  Enjoy the magnificent

  scenery of Aso


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