Kankakei Gorge
Kankakei Gorge
Kankakei Gorge
Kankakei Gorge
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One of Japan's three major beautiful gorges. This gorge, created by volcanic activity 13 million years ago, is enveloped in rich nature, and it presents a tasteful and quiet scenery characterized by the unique shapes into which stones and rocks have been molded over a long time. During the fall, the whole area turns yellow and red as tree leaves change color.

  • Address

    Kankakei, Shodoshima, Shozu, Kagawa

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  • Entry fee


  • Opening Hours

    Ropeway hours of operation:
    March 21st through October 20th,
    December 1st through 20th: 8:00 - 17:30
    October 21st through November 30th: 8:00 - 17:00
    December 21st through March 20th: 8:30 - 16:30

  • Closed

    Operation may be suspended depending on the weather.

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  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    Thanks to the ropeway across the gorge, visitors can enjoy a breathtaking view that encompasses the sky, the ocean, and the valley, all at the same time.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    From "Kusakabe Port," take the bus bound for the Kankake Line, and get off at the "Kountei" bus stop, which is the last.

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