Setoaikyo Canyon

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  • Address: Kawamata, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-2717, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:40 Mins
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Canyon

Set adjacent to the enormous Kawamata Dam, the Setoaikyo Canyon is a picturesque opportunity to bask in the breathtaking views of the adjoining surroundings. There is an observation deck that aids premier views of the same. During the fall season – the peak season of Nikko tourism, visitors flock to this place to admire autumn’s allure.

There is a small stairway that leads to you a suspension bridge that you can access too. You can actually feel the adrenaline of the cliff standing here!

The Kawamata Dam is an equally important attraction of Nikko. The arch dam’s significance lies in its production for the region’s hydroelectricity and flood control.  

How to Reach Setoaikyo Canyon

  • Buses to Meotobuchi Onsen via Kawaji Onsen, get off at Kawamata Heikez uka bus stand.

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  • Setoaikyo Canyon Address: Kawamata, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-2717, Japan
  • Setoaikyo Canyon Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Setoaikyo Canyon(preferred time): 07:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Setoaikyo Canyon: 00:40 Mins
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  • 0.29% of people who visit Nikko include Setoaikyo Canyon in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Setoaikyo Canyon visit around 07 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Setoaikyo Canyon


People normally also visit Yudaki Falls while planning their trip to Setoaikyo Canyon.

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

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