Yoro Places to Visit

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Yoro Park Map Yoro Tenmei Hantenchi Yoro Tenmei Hantenchi Street Vendor's Village Kikusui-Sen Yoro Temple Kodomo No Kuni Yoro Park Golf Course Yoro Camping Center The Yoro Waterfall

Yoro Park Map

This park, encompassing Mount Yoro and the Yoro Waterfall, is 1,800 meters long and 600 meters wide and has an area of 78.6 hectares. There are shrines, temples, springs, and amusement facilities within the park.

●A 10-minute walk from Yoro Station on the Kintetsu Yoro Line
 TEL:0584-32-0501

Yoro Tenmei Hantenchi (Site of Reversible Destiny - Yoro Park, Gifu)

Yoro Tenmei Hantenchi
This is a oval-shaped theme park which has an area of more than 18,100 square meters. The archipelago of Japan is mapped on the basin marked by a pair of mounds and craters. There is a maze of roads winding through these mounds and craters. To the east of this basin is a strange building called the Critical Resemblance House. Here you can see many strange landscapes and have strange encounters. The theme park was designed by the famous contemporary artist, Shusaku Arakawa and a poet, Modeline Gins , now residing in New York.

Critical Resemblance House
the Ultimate Resemblance House
●A 10-minute walk from Yoro Station on the Kintetsu Yoro Line
 TEL:0584-32-4592

Yoro Tenmei Hantenchi Street Vendor's Village

There is a village made up of street vendors near the theme park where you can have a bite to eat. A new menu called the Tenmei Soba (noodles) with Eels is a popular menu. This a perfect combination of food made by Yoro's beautiful nature and clear waters. Why don't you try it.
Yoro Tenmei Hantenchi Street Vendor's Village

Kikusui-Sen

Kikusui-Sen

The Empress Gensho is said to have bathed in this spring which is in the compounds of the Yoro Shrine. Her gray hair is said to have turned black. This spring was chosen as one of the 100 springs representing Japan in 1985. It was common practice in ancient times to float a chysanthemum flower in sake to enjoy its fragrance. When the Empress Gensho visited this spring, she commented that the water had a chrysanthemum odor which became the name of this spring Kikusui-sen.

●A 20-minute walk from Yoro Station on the Kintetsu Yoro Line

Yoro Temple

This temple, in Yoro Park, is said to have been built by the woodcutter Genjonai after he discovered the miraculous spring in the eighth century. Later when this area became famous, the Seven Temples of Tagi were built by the pilgrims who visited here. In the Eiroku era (1558-1669), all of the temples were burned by the Oda Nobunaga forces. In 1607 they were rebuilt by the Takasu clan lord Tokunaga Toshimasa. The small main sanctuary using only meter-long lumber houses a Kannon statue with 11 faces and 10 arms. It is a splendid Kamakura period building and is designated as a national cultural asset. This spot is popular among the pilgrims as a Temple of Longevity.

●A 15-walk from Yoro Station on the Kintetsu Yoro Line

Kodomo No Kuni (Children's Land)

This is a children's amusement and recreation land. It has facilities for promoting physical training as well as creativity. It is surrounded by nature.

●A 5-minute walk from Yoro Station on the Kintetsu Yoro Line TEL:0584-34-1461

Kodomo No Kuni

Yoro Park Golf Course

Yoro Park Golf Course

This is the first golf course in Japan that is in a park. It uses a lightweight ball called Kayman which flies only half the distance of an ordinary golf ball and is enjoyed by the entire family; beginners, the ladies, and the elderly.

●A 15-minute walk from Yoro Station on the Kintetsu Yoro Line TEL:0584-34-3445

Yoro Camping Center

This area is surrounded by nature and has a panoramic view of the Noubi Plains. There is a large open area which can be used for holding various events. This camp center is ideal for families and groups.

●A 20-minute walk from Yoro Station on the Kintestu Yoro Line TEL:0584-32-0523

Yoro Camping Center

Tokai Natural Road (or Yoro Course)

Tokai Natural Road (or Yoro Course)

It is said that the warrior Yamato-Takerunomikoto threaded through this area while fighting the bandits in the Yoro Mountains. He was wounded in the battle which he won. This path was later called the Miyuki Path and has been paved and is now called the Tokai Natural Road.


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