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Takachiho Gorge: A Mystical Gem of Kyushu

Takachiho Gorge or Takachiho canyon (高千穂峡) is truly a mystical gem of Kyushu located in Miyazaki prefecture, about 200 kilometers from Fukuoka city. Takachiho Canyon is an exceptionally beautiful narrow gorge cut through the rock by the Gokase River. The spectacular steep walls of the Takachiho Gorge were formed by rapid cooling of a lava…