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I go to mount Aso at least once a month, there are different roads to get there, each with it’s own... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Monaco S
Awesome Live Volcano

The remains and the lesson boards being built on the mountain top teach visitors valuable lessons... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

I go to mount Aso at least once a month, there are different roads to get there, each with it’s own unique scenery. There was a toll gate a few years back but it’s been taken out. It is now free to get in. Food...More

2  Thank Monaco S
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The remains and the lesson boards being built on the mountain top teach visitors valuable lessons drawn from the recent earthquake. The smell, the live experience at the top was just amazing.

1  Thank Kongzi8
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Its an awesome sight and nature at its best. I have never seen a volcano so close and its some memorable I will be heading there next month.

1  Thank DennisC3129
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The cable car is shut due to earthquake damage, but you can either drive up to the crater (as of Spring 2018) or walk from the lower carpark by the cable car. There is also a shuttle bus. If you can get to the crater...More

2  Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Mt. Aso in every season has an amazing view. Good to relax and experience. You can try horseback riding, helicopter ride for an aerial view of the volcano also trekking. A must go!

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

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

3  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

3  Thank alanyeo76
Reviewed 18 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 27 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

3  Thank cleveland16
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Daniel S
16 November 2015|
Response from Gladys K |
Hi You can't take the cable car as it's close but it's nice to see it at a distance. The drive there was really scenic with mountains around you. Go to the Mt Aso geopark.