Kiyotsu Gorge
Kiyotsu Gorge
Kiyotsu Gorge
Kiyotsu Gorge
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One of the three great valleys of Japan. The steep columnar joints are beautiful and are what comprise this massive valley. The harshness of the Kiyotsugawa River's rapids and rock walls creates a majestic scenery. ”Keikoku Tunnel (Valley Tunnel)”, a tunnel for pedestrians, allows guests to gaze at the valley from a lookout area.

  • Address

    Koide, Tokamachi, Niigata

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  • Entry fee

    Adults(including high school students) 600
    Elementary and junior high school students ¥300

  • Opening Hours


  • Closed

    Mid-January to March

  • Website

  • Best Season

    Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov., Dec.

  • Point

    The promenade along the cliff is closed for safety reasons, but you can still enjoy a spectacular view of the gorge from Miharashijo it is possible to see the magnificent valley from the Miharashijo, the lookout area, which is situated on the middle of the newly built Kiyotsukyo Keikoku valley tunnel.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    From JR "Echigo-Yuzawa station", ride the bus, alight at the "Kiyotsukyo Iriguchi" stop and walk about 20 minutes.

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