Naruko Gorge is a massive gorge with a depth of 100 meters that was formed by erosion and deposition of the Oya River over a long period of time. This is one of the most famous autumn destinations in Japan.
Known as one of Tohoku’s best fall beauty spots, the deep gorge is especially impressive when decorated with colorful autumn leaves. The white stone surface creates a beautiful contrast with a layer of colorful trees and bushes.
The beautiful arch of the Ofukasawa Bridge over the Oya River is a famous scenic spot of Naruko-kyo Gorge. Visitors can also enjoy stunning views of the gorge from the bridge itself. If you’re lucky, you might even see a local train pass from the canyon tunnel.
The best area to see autumn leaves is the famous view of Ofukazawa Bridge. Several steep paths lead from the path to the bottom of the gorge, where the spectacular Naruko Gorge hiking trail runs the length of the ravine. Naruko has many routes that are extremely suitable for hiking.
Besides the brilliant beauty of nature in autumn, it is an interesting place for sightseeing, sightseeing, and check-in. The area was formed from a volcano more than 1,000 years ago with nearly 400 different mineral-rich water sources and the hot spring water here is said to have very good healing properties. For those who like onsen, there are many different hot springs, such as Naruko Onsen, Higashi Naruko Onsen, Kawatabi Onsen, Nakayamadaira Onsen, and Onikobe Onsen.
In addition to the onsen, there are dozens of hotels, restaurants, and gift shops to enjoy food and buy souvenirs. In stores, you can choose to buy kokeshi dolls. This is a handmade item made of wood, a famous symbol of this region.
According to the Internet