Kiyotsukyo Gorge is known as one of the three great gorges
in Japan along with Kurobe Gorge and Osugi Gorge.
The huge rock walls that rise up across the river create a V-shaped gorge that is a source of pride throughout Japan, and is designated as a national scenic beauty and a natural monument.
The magnificent columnar-jointed rock faces and the dynamic Kiyotsu River are spectacular and leave a deep impression on visitors.
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Kiyotsukyo Gorge, known as one of Japan’s three great gorges along with Kurobe Gorge and Osugi Gorge, has huge rock walls that cut across the river to create a V-shaped gorge that is a national treasure, and is
designated as a national scenic beauty and natural monument.
The view of the majestic columnar jointed rock surface and the dynamic Kiyotsu River is amazing and deeply moving to visitors.
The third and final viewing point is the most popular spot, and can be enjoyed all year round, with each season having its own unique expression.
- kiyotu river
- kiyotu Gorge hot spring resort
- Tunnel Entrance
- No. 1 Observatory
- No. 2 Observatory
- No. 3 Observatory
- panoramic station
|address (e.g. of house)
|2119-2 Koidegai, Tokamachi City, Niigata Prefecture
|Kiyotsukyo Gorge Tunnel Management Office