Kirishima Shinsui Gorge Course at Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan.



This article iintroduces Kirishima Shinsui Gorge.

How about walking throught beautiful nature of Kirishima?

When you visit Kirishima Jingu Shrine, please also visit this gorge.



Get Map at Tourst Information Center

Please get a brochure of the gourge which is located near the big shrine gate of Kirishima Jingu Shrine.

You can also check the course of the gorge on internet, but it doesn’t reflect the temporary area of no trespassing. So, please check the course at information course before you start walking the gorge.


Tozaki Waterfall

There is a parking lot for 2 cars under Tozaki Bridge.

We parked our car and started walking.

It is pleasant to walk surrounded by beautiful nature.

After walking 50 meters, we found a water fall.

You can visit the waterfall with wheelchair or baby car.

You will feel cool if you visit the waterfall in summer.

We could not go further due to landslide, so we drived to another entry point of Kirishima Shinsui Gorge.


National Park Monument


Following photo showas a pond behind the monument. The water is very clean.


Parking Lot

We parked our car at this place and started walking.

There are many stairs and it is not suitable for wheelchair or baby car.

There is a Kirishima Shinsui Gorge under those stairs.


Kirishima Shinsui Gorge

It is very pleasant to walking through nature.



Columnar Joint

We discovered unique geographical features.

It is really astonishing.


Our Comment

There is no steep slope and the road is suitable for walking.

If road is wet, the road is slippery. Please wear walking shoes.


Information of Kirishima Shinsui Gorge


Kirishima Taguchi 2459-6, Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan


Enjoy walking through great nature of Kirishima


Nearby Lunch Spot

Olive no Ki

The cafe is only 0.5 km from Kirishima Jingu Shrine.

You can enjoy lunch or cafe in old Japanese style home.


Nearby Sightseeing Spot

Kirishima Jingu Shrine

The shrine worships the Ninigi, the grandson of the spreme God of heaven.


Nearby Hotel

Kirishima Kanko Hotel

Observatory bath is wonderful!

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