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.
- 1 Get Map at Tourst Information Center
- 2 Tozaki Waterfall
- 3 National Park Monument
- 4 Parking Lot
- 5 Kirishima Shinsui Gorge
- 6 Columnar Joint
- 7 Our Comment
- 8 Information of Kirishima Shinsui Gorge
- 9 Nearby Lunch Spot
- 10 Nearby Sightseeing Spot
- 11 Nearby Hotel
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.
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.
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.
We discovered unique geographical features.
It is really astonishing.
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
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.
Kirishima Kanko Hotel
Observatory bath is wonderful!