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Mount Aso

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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 Mount Aso

 

           Around Crater 

            Around Crater 

                Shrine on top


 

     Look down the Crater

                   Crater

                 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
Access

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

 - Aso travel guide