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Kankakei Gorge|寒霞渓

Kankakei Gorge|寒霞渓
First formed by the volcanic activities of 13 million years ago, a long time of 2 million years had created such a rare and beautiful geography.
Kanakei Gorge, considered one of the three most beautiful valleys in Japan, is boast of world famous scenic beauty of unique shaped rock cliffs decorated with colorful trees. You can feel the breathtaking nature full of thrills and dynamism by the 5 minutes Ropeway ride with the height difference of 317m, and the total length of 917m. Here you can see the new green of the spring, the deep green of the summer, the red leaves of the autumn and the snow-covered winter. Thus you can see the beautiful four seasons of Japan throughout the year, but it is especially exquisite when the valley is bathed in red colors of the turning autumn foliage. Many visitors come just for this.Visitors can also enjoy the different views depending on the season. 


Address 372-1, Otsu, Kankake-dori, Shodoshima-cho Shozugun, Kagawa 761-4433 Japan
Hours (21 Mar - 20 Oct , 1 - 20 Dec) 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
(21 Oct - 30 Nov) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(21 Dec - 20 Mar) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed Open all year round
Admission Fee See Details
TEL +81-87-982-2171
FAX +81-87-982-5341
Parking (Cars)   Yes
(Buses) Yes
Free Wi-Fi Yes
Toilet Yes
Best Season Spring / Summer / Autumn

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Enjoy the panorama view of the SKY, the SEA, and the GORGE at the same time.

‣ The thrilling ride takes you along the sheer cliffs.

‣ Autumun leaves viewing !

An experience you won`t find anywhere else…

Price ¥400

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Ferry / Hi-speed Ferry Tonosho Harbor
Approx. 35 minutes from Takamatsu Harbor on high-speed boat (Approx. 60 minutes by ferry).
Approx. 30 minutes from Tonosho Harbor by car.