Mount Kurodake / Oike Pond

Travel Guide - Mount Kurodake / Oike Pond


Located in the corner of Aso-Kuju National Park, Kurotake Mountain is a treasure trove of old-forest growth and alpine flora.
Its rhododendron and other elegant flowers attract mountain climbers year-round.
Oike Pomd is anoter popular location, well-known for hiking and bird-watching, and is ranked among the "top 100 waters of Japan."

From Oike Pond, it takes about 3 hours and 20 minutes to the summit of Mt.

Opening Hours

  • Oike Pond: 8:00 - 17:00


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 40 minutes from JR Tenjinyama Station by the bus bound for Asono. Get off at the last stop, then walk 50 minutes.
  • 40 minutes taxi ride from JR Tenjinyama Station

Address / Location

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