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ABOUT US

We, "Aso Cycle Tourism School", nickname "Kogidasu" are people who visit the abundant land called Aso, to have the charm of Aso discovered through cycling, also to everyone living in Aso, I like you again It is a team aiming to have the appeal of the town discovered. We will conduct activities like schools where local communities and visitors together will nurture cycle tourism.

Aso is already a popular land to be called partly as "sacred place" in cyclists. On this site, we will introduce various charms and charms of various "cyclically active" cyclists who will want to come and visit Aso in the future.

Recommended route

Uchinomaki route

Uchinomaki Route9.5km

The first town of warm city Cycling

"Machiyu" and "footbath" town, Uchinomaki. I run a road of the northern Okuroyama mountain foot which is called a "Nabeuru line", which is famous for hot springs and shaped like a pot handle. Please watch the village scenery leisurely while watching Kitayukuyama and Aso Goryakudan with both hands. It is recommended for beginners and families as it is a less obvious route.

Recommended spot

  • 1Myougyouji

    A temple with a history of 400 years in the Uchimaki shopping area. Soseki Natsume visited and was also a motif of the novel "210 days", a stage setting. An old tree such as a large ginkgo or a bird drooping cherry colorizes the scenery of the ceremony.

  • 2Nishikozono hachimangu

    Another name, "Women bee shrine" located in a place back from the street line. It is said that the couple ginkgo in the precincts exceeds 500 years of age, and they stand by side by side with each other.

  • 3Kabarun park

    A community park where a local elementary school student gave a name. A bench is set up where Aso Gogaku can be seen well, and parents and children in the area often visit.

  • 4Nishiyunoura hachimangu

    Because it is performing a festival at the Tanabata of the lunar calendar, it is called "Tanabata san" and it is familiar. There is a legend of Orihime and Hikoboshi, and there is also a benefit of marriage.

  • 5Yunoura hachimangu

    The tradition of a male bee that struck Hiragamon and triggered the great turbulence remained, and it is called "male bee shrine". At the example festival in September Kagura is dedicated once every two years.

  • 6Fukunokami jizou

    Jizo, who sat on a bales and held a lottery. It is said that there is a benefit of the lottery. The view from the Kato Ma Yunosu graveyard on the hill which climbed the side stairs is also recommended.

Route guide

Hanaasobi Elevation
470m
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1250m
Imakin restaurant Elevation
470m
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2500m
Kabarun park Elevation
480m
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750m
Miyajidake shrine Elevation
495m
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1000m
Nishiyunoura
mizube park
Elevation
510m
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1625m
Yunoura
hachimangu
shrine
Elevation
495m
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750m
Miyabarusugawara
shrine
Elevation
485m
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1375m
Fuku-no-kami
Jizou statue
Elevation
475m
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Ichinomiya route

Ichinomiya route
18km

A treasure trove of a superb view was nestled in the caldera

It is the route which runs in the spacious Aso valley in the north part of the Aso caldera. Surrounded by Aso Goryakudai and outer ring mountain on every side, you can run while experiencing the caldera topography. It is packed with sightseeing places such as Aso Shrine and Kokonzakura Shrine, the spring water group of Miyaji, Okiwara, Teno, village scenery, and ancient burial mounds. As you can enjoy condensing the charm of Aso, it is recommended for beginners to advanced players.

Recommended spot

  • 1Shimo shrine

    A shrine in which a mysterious "fire fighting god" is held where a girl chosen in the district wishing for five grain rich foods will heat the gods with fire number for 59 days from August 19th. The fire fighting staircase, located opposite the main hall of the main hall, is also a notable sightseeing point.

  • 2Yakuinbaru natural spring waters

    Among the springs of springs, spring water of Ikkyuhara, especially where water springs up rapidly. It is springing like a fountain in the rice fields and along the road. Would you like to heal from cycling fatigue with spring water?

  • 3Aso central high cattle school barn

    Aso Central High School is the only high school in Aso city. There are agricultural food departments, some students are studying animal husbandry. A nice day, you may meet an amber cow here.

  • 4Syouranzan

    As it is similar to the view from Arashiyama in Kyoto, this mountain named "Koarashiyama" is a scenic atmosphere as its name suggests. As you climb the stairs, you can enjoy the landscape of the Nakdong Tumulus Group and Aso Gogaku.

  • 5Kokuzou shrine

    Enshrined Kuni no miyatsuko Daimyojin, one of the oldest Shrine Kumamoto. The approach of the solemn atmosphere is located on an extension line connecting the Aso shrine from the crater Nakadake, I feel the connection with the volcano faith.

  • 6Road with a view of Aso's five peaks

    Caught in front of the Aso Gogaku, is the way that can run the spacious countryside is said to be "Aso thousand Hirata" in a straight line. Where the scenery is in the ordinary, there is a "luxury" that can run through the attractive scenery of Aso.

Route guide

Ichinomiya
information
center
Elevation
520m
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3500m
Shimo shrine Elevation
505m
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1250m
Yakuinbaru natural
spring waters
Elevation
505m
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1250m
Aso central High school
cattle barns
Elevation
495m
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1750m
Syouranzan park Elevation
500m
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4250m
Kokuzou shrine Elevation
550m
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4750m
JA Aso
Shikisai-chinomiya
farmers market
Elevation
510m
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Namino route

Namino route27.5km

To the place of "Aso"

Namino, as its name suggests, is a rugged terrain like a wave. Route to enjoy the up-down, it is recommended to those who are confident in cycling experts or physical strength a little hard. As the scenery changes quickly, crossing the pass or passing through the forest. Buckwheat fields and cabbage fields, such as the grazing of cattle, is a big attraction of the landscape also Namino of "livelihood" of every season.

Recommended spot

  • 1Soba field

    "Soba" of Namino's specialty products. In September, white flowers are blooming all over. Especially the Soba field near the station Namino, you can enjoy the impressive landscape with Takadake and Nekodake as background.

  • 2Chichinoki

    A big ginkgo tree near the Namino Branch. The airspace extends like a milk from a branch, and there is also a legend of breast feeding. It seems that neighboring women prayed for breast feeding with sweet sake.

  • 3"Nagomi no Hanamichi"

    It is the way the community is making flowers to make visitors enjoy it. Before the challenge to Ogidake, enjoy the scenery of the flower road and enjoy the touch with the local people.

  • 4Nakaekaguraden

    It is said that the Nakae Kagura Den which the "Nakae Iwato Kagura" of the country selection intangible folk cultural property is performed is the closest designated seat to the gods. On the first Sunday of April to November (excluding October) there is a regular performance of Kagura.

  • 5Ogidake

    The altitude is 843 m, the highest mountain in the Namino area. At the top there is a view place,"Aso Gogaku" and "Sobo Katamuki-san", such as Kuju Mountains, you can enjoy a 360-degree breathtaking panorama.

  • 6Chausuduka

    At the summit, the tea ceremony mausoleum dedicated to the god of the cattle horse "Kuratake-san". You can climb a small mound, and you can see the Kuju mountain range. In the neighborhood, there are also "Yahata-sama" and "Otaishi-san".

Route guide

Mich-no-eki Namino
Kaguraen
roadside sattion
Elevation
715m
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2750m
Cattle grazing Elevation
730m
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2500m
JR Namino station Elevation
760m
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3000m
Kamameguri bridge
(Izumitani River)
Elevation
685m
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5000m
Nakae
kaguraden hall
Elevation
690m
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2000m
Ogidake peak Elevation
830m
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4750m
JR Rakimizu station Elevation
655m
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6250m
Namino Plateau
Yasuragi koryukan
Recreation center
and Lodge
Elevation
690m
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