Chomonkyo Gorge
Chomonkyo Gorge
Chomonkyo Gorge Chomonkyo Gorge


©AFLO, Nobuo Kawaguchi

This deep gorge was created by the flowing waters of the Abu River. Crystal clear water flows through the craggy boulders and crimson autumn leaves envelope the towering cliff face -- this is truly a unique place. Visitors can enjoy a 5.5-kilometer nature trail that runs alongside the river.

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    Ato, Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi


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  • Closed


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    Steam locomotives are a great way to travel between Shin-Yamaguchi Station and Chomonkyo Station, but they run infrequently so check the schedule before you go.

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