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Daikanbo, Aso

4.6
#1 of 118 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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  • great location of lookout - you can see the whole valley. Good explanation about the caldera - the crater of the Aso area.  more »
  • I would imagine if you are not on a tour, or have your own transport, getting here is almost impossible. However if you are doing a drive along the Yamanami Highway, this place is a must go. The view....  more »
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  • We went there on a sunny winter day. Excellent walk and scenery.
  • Fabulous view.

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