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Shosen-kyo Gorge

Travel Guide - Shosen-kyo Gorge


In the 4-kilometer gorge along the Arakawa River, you can see mountain craigs, oddly-shaped rocks, 180 meters high Kakuenbo rock and a famous water fall, Sengataki Falls.
From Tenjinmori to Nosen in the middle of gorge, a Totebasha sightseeing horse carriage is available. You can enjoy a peaceful ride for 2 kilometers and see famous scenic spots with a guide.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours
  • Totebasha horse carriage: 9:00 - 15:00


  • No closing days
  • Totebasha horse carriage: mid-December - March

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • Totebasha horse carriage: 1,000 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 30 minutes from JR Kofu Station by the bus bound for Shosenkyo-takigami. Get off at Tenjinmori Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Takanaricho, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi, 400-1214


Tomalak @_Tomalak - 2020-03-08
@tweetsbi Ah, I see there are smaller signs in between.

The right one: 秩父多摩国立公園 - 昇仙峡 (Chichibu Tama National Par… https://t.co/VK6zfxUYmn
Tomalak @_Tomalak - 2020-03-08
@tweetsbi Sure but I guess they could have used food-related signage with equally impressive Kanji. Maybe it's like… https://t.co/okexXvMvaF
Japan Hoppers @JapanHoppers - 2017-12-06
Mitake Shosen Gorge is a valley located in Kofu City in Yamanashi Prefecture. The valley has a total length of abou… https://t.co/muzw0va37W
Lew Amack @LAlawMedMBA - 2017-05-10
Mitake Shosēn Gorge, Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park, one of Japan’s 32 National Parks—this 1,216 square... https://t.co/ZL8KYmSck8


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