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Daikanbo, Aso

4.6
#1 of 114 in Parks in Kumamoto Prefecture
Take in the view at Daikanbo, an observation area within the national park. The scenic spot, located on the top of a hill, offers views of five peaks of the mountain range, said to resemble a reclining Buddha. An onsite visitor center introduces the area, the significance of the view, and includes a restaurant serving light refreshments. To reach the observation platform, travel by car and use the onsite parking lot, or drop by as part of a longer walk through the national park. Make Daikanbo a centerpiece of your Aso vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Aso travel itinerary planner.
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  • We walked from the bus stop to Daitenbo Park. It was long, but we'll worth it. Farms, wildflowers, the stuff not normally seen. Daitenbo itself had great views, a great tourist shop.  more »
  • We were somewhat surprised that one of Aso's main attractions was not served by public transport like most of the others. We caught the Route 7 bus and were aware that there was a walk of 2k to the.....  more »
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  • We went there on a sunny winter day. Excellent walk and scenery.
  • Fabulous view.
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