Geibikei Gorge

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Geibikei Gorge in autumn (Photo: Geibikei Gorge in Autumn – annintofu / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Geibikei is a 2-kilometer-long canyon formed by the Satetsu River, surrounded by over 50-meter-high rock walls and culminating at 124 meters. The name "Geibi", which means "lion's nose", comes from a limestone formation near one end of the canyon that looks exactly like this.



467 machi, Nagasaka, Higashiyama-cho, Ichinoseki, Iwate 029-0302 (Directions)


9:30 - 15:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30 - 15:00
Tuesday 9:30 - 15:00
Wednesday 9:30 - 15:00
Thursday 9:30 - 15:00
Friday 9:30 - 15:00
Saturday 9:30 - 15:00
Sunday 9:30 - 15:00
Holidays 9:30 - 15:00



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General Amenities

  • Free guides/pamphlets


Geibikei Gorge is just a 5 minutes walk from Geibikei Station on JR Ofunato Line, departing from Ichinoseki Station.

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