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Kawakami-kyo Gorge

Travel Guide - Kawakami-kyo Gorge


Kawakami-kyo Gorge is called "Arashiyama (Kyoto) of Kyushu" because of its beautiful nature - cherry blossoms in spring, green leaves in summer and red-tinted leaves in autumn.
Another feature of Kawakami-kyo Gorge is "Koinobori", or colorful carp banners. 300 carp streams are strategically placed on the downstream side of the Kanjin-bashi Bridge, which across over the Kase-gawa River, and thereafter swim effortlessly in the sky. This traditional symbol of the growth of children is set up between late March and early May every year.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 30 minutes from JR Saga Station by the bus bound for Furuyu / Kitayama. Get off at Youthpia-iriguchi Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Yamatocho Umeno, Saga-shi, Saga, 840-0203


re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2019-08-02
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WAZA @WAZAshop_ - 2019-04-07
Our Saturday started at Kawakami Gorge in Saga prefecture (pics 1-3), with its hundreds of springtime carp streamer… https://t.co/iWt6HzUT9w
Gregor Schmidt @gregorspeaks - 2018-04-15
Colorful carp streamers flutter in the air over the Kawakami Gorge in Saga, Saga Prefecture via @JapanToday #Japan… https://t.co/39mqmePCJP


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