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Mt.Aso

Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 967-34-0411
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My Aso

Did not go because the train was closed as well as the cable car to the top. Did not know about the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
littleapple168
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California
Amazing at the peak of a live volcano

Wonderful experience as we stand looking down into the crater of a live volcano. There is a rope... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
alanyeo76
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Singapore
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
27 Dec 2016
“Amazing at the peak of a live volcano”
4 weeks ago
“My Aso”
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Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not go because the train was closed as well as the cable car to the top. Did not know about the closure until we got to the train station where we supposed to change to another train to Mt Aso. The tourist information staff...More

2  Thank littleapple168
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience as we stand looking down into the crater of a live volcano. There is a rope way that will bring you to the top of the volcano. The smell of sulfur is suffocating though when we were at the top of the volcano....More

Thank alanyeo76
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Cable car or gondola ride was still closed during March 2016. We can only see Mt. Aso from a distance. Not worth going.

Thank Wongosari
Reviewed 26 March 2016

it was sort of fun but a tad boring i mean i enjoyed it and the sight was beautiful but really theres not much that you can do there so on a scale from 1-10 its about a five :/

Thank fxlic_xx
Reviewed 23 October 2015

always wanted to see this one Coudnt go on cable car as had erupted just before we arrived ,but, it was still great to see, got as near as possible, the drive to it was amazing ,scenery orgasmic ,must have taken 100 photos en-route. The...More

2  Thank cleveland16
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Some great views of the Caldera on the way up, however sadly only cloud at the top, worth the risk for the view if you get it!

Thank AKA_Horry61
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Nice drive to here from Takachiho, somewhat reminiscent of Swiss countryside with cows too. View of billowing smoke from the volcano mouth is cool, but very bummed that we weren't able to go all the way to the crater as this is what all the...More

2  Thank WorldAdventurer_7
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Okay, it's quite beautiful, but the real treat would be getting close to the volcano. That's impossible. I tried but everytime I was caight by overzealous watchmen.

1  Thank Sfitseart
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I never thought I could go so close to an active volcano. You can see the fumes and smell it in the air. The core area is cordoned off as it is too dangerous to go there. It was indeed an experience of lifetime. Word...More

4  Thank Ambarish_Ambuj
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I have never imagine that I can reach the caldera of an active volcano very easily just by frequent cable car. (But the bus from JR Aso to the cable car station is not that sequent though). There was a lot of sulphur smell on...More

1  Thank Itthinan A
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