Ryuokyo Canyon

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  • Address: Ryuokyo, Fujiwara Nikko-shi, Tochigi, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Family And Kids, Valley, Canyon

The Nikko region’s most significant valley, the Ryuokyo Valley is this mighty enchanting gulch flanked by the Kawaji Onsen and Kinugawa Onsen spa zones. No less of a magic, this canyon is a sight of changing water colors, where you will witness the waters going from azure to white to even green! Resembling an outrageous dragon, the stream’s constant color change gives it another name of “Valley of the Dragon King".

Another very striking fact about the Ryuokyo Canyon that it emerged 22 million years ago! You can get the most of this gorge, gallivanting around the river, especially at the Ryuo-kyo Natural Trail. One of the quietest places in Nikko, this is not only Nikko’s but the entire Japan’s must-see attraction.

How to Reach Ryuokyo Canyon

  • Lies at close distance from the Ryuokyo Station.
  • Get off at Ryuokyo-iriguchi Bus stop from any bus traveling to Kawaji Onsenn or Yunishikawa Onsen.

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  • Ryuokyo Canyon Address: Ryuokyo, Fujiwara Nikko-shi, Tochigi, Japan
  • Ryuokyo Canyon Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Ryuokyo Canyon(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ryuokyo Canyon: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 3.46% of people who visit Nikko include Ryuokyo Canyon in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Ryuokyo Canyon visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Ryuokyo Canyon

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ryuokyo Canyon

People normally club together Tobu World Square and Road Station Yunishigawa while planning their visit to Ryuokyo Canyon.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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