Location

Geibi Gorge

Designated a place of scenic beauty in 1925, Geibi Gorge is counted as one the Hundred Views of Japan. The gorge is on a tributary of the Kitakami River, the Satetsu River, and you can enjoy the gorge atmosphere with a boat trip down the 2km length lined with sheer cliffs. In spring, the wisteria blossoms, in summer, the deep cool verdure, in autumn the maple leaves, and in winter the Warming Table (kotatsu) Boat for Looking at the Snowscape (Dec. to Feb.).

Access

  • 2 hours by car from the Shizukuishi Prince Hotel
Geibi Gorge

Nearby Attractions

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Chuson-ji Temple Autumn Fujiwara Festival

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Chuson-ji Temple Daimonji Okuribi

Chuson-ji Temple Daimonji Okuribi

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Genbi Gorge

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