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Nagoya, Ise-Shima, and the Kii Peninsula Travel Guide

Doro-kyo

The wide ocean views of the coastal journey to Shingu give way to gorges and mountainsides of a deep mossy green when you pass through the tunnel five minutes north of the city. Up the Kumano River, the walls of the steep-sided Doro-kyo rise above you. Farther up, sheer 150-foot cliffs tower over the Kumano-gawa. Tours of the gorge (¥4,800) depart from Shingu Station and can be booked through the

Shingu Tourist Association Information Center. A bus goes as far as Shiko, and then a flat-bottom, fan-driven boat travels upriver to Doro-hatcho and back again. Outside seats on the boats are the best. You can book one of the four-hour trips at the information center at Shingu Station.

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