Nature and landscape

Harajiri Falls
 
A large waterfall with a width of 120m and a height of 20m that suddenly appears in the rural area called the Ogata Plain.
When Mt. Aso erupted 90,000 years ago, pyroclastic flow accumulates around the waterfall and cools and solidified. After that waterfall carved by the flow of the river for many years.
It is a rare waterfall that seems to fall from your feet and is listed as one of the “100 Best Waterfalls in Japan” and “100 Views of Oita Prefecture”
It is the most famous place in Bungo Ono.
 
 
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Chinda Falls
 
A waterfall with a dramatic history.
It is also famous for drawing the “Zhenda Waterfall” when Sesshu, an ink painter, visited during the Muromachi period.
The “Sesshu Festival” will be held in the fall.
There are Otaki and Metaki.
Otaki is about 20m high and 100m wide, and Metaki is about 18m high and 10m wide. It is designated as a national registered monument.



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Yujaku Park
 
Approximately 500 maples are planted around Tanji Pond and Shinji Pond, and it is a famous spot for autumn leaves that represents Oita Prefecture. The best time to see it is from mid-November to the end of November, when the Yujaku Tourism Maple Festival is held.
 
 
 
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Eboshi Park
 
At Bungo Ohno, when the Yoshino cherry tree is scattered, people will do “Hanami with peony cherry blossoms. (Hanami is Japanese tradition of welcoming spring, enjoying watching cherry blossom)
Karasuhata Park, located in the precincts of a temple called Jyosui-ji, is a famous place for peony cherry blossoms. About 500 peony cherry trees are planted and are in full bloom from mid-April to early May.
The Eboshidake Botan Sakura Festival is also held in late April, and Kagura is also held at the venue.
 
  
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Kawakami Canyon
 
A valley in the uppermost reaches of the Okudake River near the site of the Ogata mine.
It has been selected as one of the 100 best forest bathing forests in Japan, and the contrast between the dazzling green and the white riverbed and rock surface are beautiful.
Kawakami Canyon is also the starting point for climbing Mt. Sobo, Many climbers and trekking enthusiasts visit from spring to autumn.
 
 
 
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Tedori Gando
 
A strangly shaped rock found on the banks of the Ono River. About 100 million years ago, when a large force was applied to the stratum,
A layer of hard sandstone and mudstone underground rose like a board door.
 
 
 
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About the area

Bungo Ono and Sato no tabi (village journey)
 
 
A place where people, tradition and the present are connected and the trip that can be only done here. We named it “Sato no tabi” (village journey). Experience it slowly by train, by car, by bicycle or by walking.
 
 

Bungo Ono and Sato no tabi (village journey)
 
 
A place where people, tradition and the present are connected and the trip that can be only done here. We named it “Sato no tabi” (village journey). Experience it slowly by train, by car, by bicycle or by walking.
 
 


 
Towering mountains, beautiful canyons, cliffs and magnificent waterfalls. Bungo Ono is a place where various topography and geology can be seen and as a remnant of the Mt. Aso eruption that occurred 90,000 years ago.In such a unique land, we have grown rice and vegetables in the fields, cultivated shiitake mushrooms in the mountains, carved Buddha statues on stones, and danced Kagura to grow this “sato” (village).
Now, six JR stations connect various parts of the city, and five roadside stations are full of abundant agricultural products that can be harvested from them.
People come from abroad to walk along the satoyama path.
Training camp trips using abundant sports facilities are also increasing.
 
※Roadside station is the rest house located in the open roads equipped with parking lots, restrooms, restaurants and souvenir shops selling local products. 
 


7 towns in Bungoono