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Hozukyo Gorge

| to Arashiyama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kameoka 610-0101, Kyoto Prefecture
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Hozukyo Gorge.

If you are in the Kyoto City area, and looking for a location for a nice stroll, then I suggest the... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
TheOutdoorholic
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Hirakata, Japan
Nice view

I arrived at Kameoka by the Scenic Train and took the JR local train back to Saga; I made a brief... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Quack H
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HONG KONG
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| to Arashiyama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kameoka 610-0101, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you are in the Kyoto City area, and looking for a location for a nice stroll, then I suggest the Hozukyo Gorge. To access the site take the J.R. Train, from Kyoto Station (the Sanin Line, track-32) to Hozukyo Station. Then stroll to Arashiyama...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

I arrived at Kameoka by the Scenic Train and took the JR local train back to Saga; I made a brief stop at Hozuki Gorge and the view was pretty.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We enjoy the beauty of nature Hozuki Gorge by train "Romantic Train" which departs from Arashiyama towards Torokko Kameoka.

1  Thank Jack F
Reviewed 10 December 2014

This is the last "covered" spot if you are using the JR West pass. The views are breathtaking, from the moment you get off the train. It seems like you can take a boat ride but we could not figure out where the ride starts....More

1  Thank mint87
Reviewed 27 October 2014

It's always a good way to enjoy beauty of Japan with different way by the Hozu gorge cruising. Hozu gorge cruising is done by small boat with two boatmen.

1  Thank laikaum
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Hozugawa station is the last one in the validity region of the JR Kansai Area pass, and the valley is worth the trip after all the hussle and bussle you may have encountered in Kyoto. But contrary to the opinion of somebody in this forum...More

2  Thank atalantaBergamo
Reviewed 2 February 2014

A place you can easily travel with JR line. Stop in Hozukyo, then get off the track and there you go, serene and beautiful gorge. It will probably take approx. 15-20 minutes to visit this beautiful place.

3  Thank GideonWai
Reviewed 19 November 2008

Hozukyo is really a place that you must visit if you are going to Kyoto. In my opinion it is like an undiscovered pearl! It's located west of Arashiyama, and I like going there by the JR railway line. JR Hozukyo Station is a station...More

9  Thank sirsky
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