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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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  • I drove through Milk Road to Okanmine. There were a lot of people and the parking lot was full. You can see 360 degrees from the parking lot when you walk down the slope to the observatory. Aso Gotake (Nirvana Statue) and Mt. Towayama are also impressive. It is easy to see that there is a town in the Aso Caldera and people live there.
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  • A great place to see Mt Aso and its numerous craters. A short walk from the parking lot to the lookout.  more »
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  • We went there on a sunny winter day. Excellent walk and scenery.
  • Fabulous view.
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