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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.
Ato, Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi
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.
-Take a train from JR Shin-Yamaguchi Station, and get off at JR Chomonkyo Station. It is a 52-minute ride. -Take SL Yamaguchi-go from JR Shin-Yamaguchi Station, and get off at JR Chomonkyo Station. It is a 75-minute ride.
-Take National Route 9 from Chugoku Expressway Kogori Interchange. It is a 50-minute drive. -Take National Route 190 from Yamaguchi Ube Airport. It is a 85-minute drive.
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