Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel

Where Art and Nature Meet The Kiyotsu Gorge (Kiyotsukyo) in Tokamachi City, Niigata Prefecture is considered one of the three great gorges and is designated a natural monument of Japan. The gorge is 12.5 km in length and was carved out by the Kiyotsu River, a tributary of the Shinano River. A...

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