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Ryuokyo Canyon, Nikko

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#6 of 29 in Nature in Nikko
Immerse yourself in nature in Ryuokyo Canyon, home of a meandering emerald-green river resembling a dragon. Hovering steel span bridges and suspended waterfalls make this 3 km long (2 mi) trek one to remember, especially for nature lovers. Somewhat difficult to navigate to from Nikko, this ravine contains striking blue-green water beneath wisteria trees and unmatched views of the canyon from the bridges. This medium-intensity hike on a well-maintained trail requires good footwear, and you should watch out for steep and slippery steps on rainy days. Plan your visit to Ryuokyo Canyon and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Nikko trip itinerary planning website .
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  • I usually came around when it was fresh green, but I came to see a beautiful valley in search of autumn leaves. However, because of the damage of the typhoon, there were dangerous places on the promenade and fallen trees, and there was a printed place where it entered the promenade with "a place where traffic is closed". However, the way of writing that I do not understand even if I look is terrible !️! I wonder if it's just dangerous places, or i should write more clearly! I thought it was a little unkind.
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  • We took a train to get there and spent around ten minutes from Kinugawa Park station. Because a typhoon will land tomorrow, just a few tourists visited this scenery. Amazing waterfall and valley were ...  more »
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