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Iwai-gawa, Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture
+81 191-23-2350
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Little Gorge with interesting “flying Dango”

The gorge is rather small but with nice view. From the parking area near some souvenir shops it... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
via mobile
Short trip to eat flying dango on my way to Hokkaido

I heard about a flying dango shop in Genbikei Gorge, it cost 400 yen! I rode a bus to get here, and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
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Iwai-gawa, Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

The gorge is rather small but with nice view. From the parking area near some souvenir shops it doesn’t seem like the river gorge is just a short walk away. Here you can witness an interesting “flying Dango”, Japanese rice dumplings served with a cup...More

Thank lizcyni
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I heard about a flying dango shop in Genbikei Gorge, it cost 400 yen! I rode a bus to get here, and from the bus stop you'll find the tengu bridge and then you'll find a tiny gazebo, beside the gazebo there's a rope with...More

1  Thank Jacq_Tanoto
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Geibikei cruising in winter is giving new experience by sitting in the warm table along the gorge of Geibikei and you can feed the ducks along the way. very nice and fun

Thank Rujikun S
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This gorge as it was rather small, although the rocks were interesting at least. I was amused by the zipline attached by the restaurant at the other side of the ravine where you could purchase Japanese dumplings on a skewer. The restaurant and its good...More

1  Thank RolleingStone
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It was amazing boat trip! Especially during autumn leaves! Must see place! You can feed ducks and fish

Thank Assem A
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Entertaining and visionally pleasing. You make you way down to a pergola on the opposite side of the river to which the food is made. You place your order in the basket which is attached to a guild line thats is pull over the cravenness...More

Thank 50johno
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

This isn't a place to base your trip around but certainly a must if you are travelling to the area. The gorge is beautiful; stunning blue water, a beautiful rocky gorge with heavy flowing water and nice walks. We were there in Autumn so the...More

3  Thank p_alewood
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Genbikei is small compared to Geibikei (the one with boats) but I enjoyed my visit. Paths lead along the banks of the gorge, with views of eroded rock and swirling water. There's a swaying little suspension bridge. Looks of happy people but not crowded. It's...More

Thank RogerR-Phila
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

If you have some 30-60 minutes to spare and come close to this spot it is worth stopping for a short break possibly including some snack or drink in one of the nice CAFÉEs or restaurants close by. You will find a rocky river gorge...More

1  Thank Melf B
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Genbei-kei George is a small gorge, that being said one should remember that most natural features in Japan are not on the scale of those in Canada or America. None-the-less it has a certain charm and is worth the time if you are in Ichinoseki....More

Thank Ted C
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Cik Nadiah R
29 June 2017|
Response from Rujikun S | Reviewed this property |
You can walk 6 mins from Genbikei Station (Dragon Rail) , reference from google map direction.