Genbikei is a natural gorge located at Ichinoseki city of Iwate prefecture. This gorge is typically one with Iwai river flowing through it about 2 km long helps cut down river rapids little by little with its steeply cliffs, many large and small waterfalls along the riverway. And this gorge's gained popurality from a magnificent scenery which fierce, fresh and beautiful all in its own.!!
You can enjoy the view of Cherry Blossom in full bloom and spring thaw along the gorge in Spring, enjoy cool and fresh murmuring of mountain streams in Summer, enjoy autumn leaves of the mountains turning into red and yellow in Fall and enjoy the scenery which covered by snow everywhere in winter. At Genbikei, you can come to enjoy the beautiful various kinds of views in every seasons.
ADDRESS：Takinoue,Genbi cho, Ichinoseki city, Iwate prefecture
ACCESS：from JR Noseki station→(20 minutes walk), by bus via Genbikei line and get off at Genbikei bus station and walk about 1 minute, by car from Ichinoseki IC about 10 minutes
TEL：0191-23-2350（ICHINOSEKI TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER）
「Soratobu Dango」Gembikei's specialty!!
Just wait for a while, your ordered dumpling and fresh green tea which already inserted into the basket will come down along the wire to your side. This dumpling is sold in 400 yen per box. In one box, there are three dumplings inside which contains Anko(red bean), Sesame and Soy sauce.
KAKKOUYA (Soratobu Dango shop)
ADDRESS：211 Takinoue,Genbi cho,Ichinoseki city,Iwate prefecture
ACCESS：from JR Noseki station→(20 minutes walk), by bus via Genbikei line and get off
at Genbikei bus station and walk about 1 minute, by car from Ichinoseki IC about 10 minutes
OPEN TIME：9:00～16:00（closed when sold out）、close from March～November（Winter holiday）
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