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NO Dense and dense nature experience!Super easy outdoor "chairing" that can be started at low cost!Introducing 5 recommended spots in Minamioguni!

Hello! This is Junji from the SMOMO editorial department!
At the Tokyo Olympics held the other day, there were a lot of highlights such as newly adopted competitions!I was able to see the activities of many Japanese national team players!

So, after the new competition!This time is a new competition in the outdoor world ⁉︎"Chairing"It is an introduction.

● What is chairing?

You can go out with only outdoor chairs, place them in your favorite places such as parks and waterfronts, take a break, and relax.The lowest threshold outdoor activityThat.

There are many outdoor activities such as camping, mountain climbing, and fishing, but all of them carry a lot of luggage and cost money ...
I think many people are hesitant.

Recommended for you!You can do it if you have a chairNo.1 Easy outdoor "chairing"!

I'm usually the representative of Japan at home5 Recommended Chairing Spots You Can Experience in MinamioguniWe will introduce you!

Keeping your social distance and enjoying nature, you can take on the challenge of chairing!

-A large panorama of huge stones and grasslands!Oshido stone hill


Oshitoishi no Oka is a group of giant stones located in the Nakabaru area of ​​Minamioguni Town, in a corner of a vast 12-hectare Makino.It is a popular power spot with a panoramic view of the mountains from Aso to Oita!


Admission is 200 yen.Please pay at the reception next to the parking lot.


If you climb to the top of the hill,360 ° panorama!

There is a bench here, so you can chair it empty-handed.

Pleasant winds, sometimes gusts.
Feeling the powerful energy of nature, even if my hair is disturbed, my heart is mellow!

▼ Click here for details on Oshidoishi Hill

【Basic information】
Spot name: Oshitoishi no Oka
Address: Nakahara Minamioguni-machi, Aso District, Kumamoto Prefecture
Contact address: 0967-42-1444 (Minamioguni-cho Tourist Association)

● Good access!Kuju Waitatenbo Park where you can monopolize the superb view

Kuju / Wata Observatory Park is located along National Route 212 from Minamioguni Town to Aso, and has good access!

Seasonal flowers bloom in the park, and there is also a contact zone with animals, so it is a spot that men and women of all ages can enjoy!


Admission to the park is 100 yen.However, this observatory, which is a chairing spot, is on the front side of the park, so howAdmission free!

If you climb the observatory, you will see the Kuju mountain range in front of you!

Not only the spectacular view, but when you look down from the observatory, you can see beautiful flowers and cute animals.


There is also a built-in bench here, and you can chair it empty-handed.

If you take a break in the spectacular scenery, please come to the park and interact with the animals to heal yourself!
If you are lucky with the season, timing, and luck, you may be able to see the sea of ​​clouds ...?

【Basic information】
Spot name: Kuju Waitatenbo Park
Address: Akababa, Minamioguni Town, Aso District, Kumamoto Prefecture
Contact address: 0967-42-0463
Business hours: 9:00 to 18:00 (until 17:00 in winter)

● The coolest spot in the town surrounded by forest and water!Tateiwa Water Source Park

Located in the Manganji area of ​​Minamioguni Town, it is a cool spot in the Tateiwa district located at the headwaters of the Chikugo River!

The water that springs from the water source is 26 mg / ℓ of ultra-soft water."XNUMX Famous Waters of Heisei, Kumamoto Prefecture"Has been certified.


There are tables and benches near the water fetching area.Of course, I also sit down and take a break from the chair.


It's shaded by trees and near the water, so it's cool!
It is the best chairing spot where you can comfortably bathe in the forest even in the middle of summer!

【Basic information】
Spot name: Tateiwasuigen Park
Address: Kanamoto Prefecture Aso County Minamioguni-machi Misatoji Tateiwa
Contact address: 0967-42-1444 (Minamioguni-cho Tourist Association)

● If you want to look good on SNS, here!Hiranodai Kogen Observatory

Located in the Kurokawa Onsen area of ​​Minamioguni Town, with a panoramic view of Mt. Aso“SNS shining spot”で す!

It takes about 10 minutes by car from Kurokawa Onsen.


Also known as "Lover's Hill".
There is a bell on the observatory, and if you ring the bell as a couple, you will be happy!


When I rang the bell by myself, I immediately started chairing.There was also a bench here, and I sat down softly.

Aso Godake standing at the end of the horizon and the wilderness as far as the eye can see is overwhelmingly powerful ...!Above all, the clear air calms the mind.

At night, you can see the stars in the sky, and it is a place you want to visit many times in different seasons and times.

【Basic information】
Spot name: Hiranodai Kogen Observatory
Address: Manganji Hiranodai, Minamioguni Town, Aso District, Kumamoto Prefecture

● One day, a superb view with your lover ... Kohagiyama Inari Shrine

Located in the Minamioguni Machida area, it is the only spot in Inari Shrines nationwide that is said to be beneficial for "finding a lover"!

It is a shrine that sits at an altitude of about 840m near the top of Mt. Kohagi, but it arrives without hesitation because the information board is firmly installed!


Not only the benefits, but the scenery is also odd! !!
If the weather is nice, you can clearly see the "reclining Buddha statue of Aso"!

There are no built-in benches or chairs here, so bring an outdoor chair!

By the way, I tried chairing in the luggage space of the car!Strictly speaking, it is not a chair, but one of the advantages of chairing is that the rules are free.

You can sit down and enjoy the scenery, meditate, and each person has their own way of enjoying it.
When I saw the wilderness in front of me, I felt uplifted and shouted.

"Brazilian, can you hear me ~?"

▼ Click here for details on Kohagiyama Inari Shrine

【Basic information】
Spot name: Kohagiyama Inari Shrine
Address: Manshin-ji Temple Minamioguni-machi, Aso District, Kumamoto Prefecture
Contact address: 0967-42-1444 (Minamioguni-cho Tourist Association)

● Conclusion

How was the 5 chairing spots where you can fully enjoy nature in Aso / Minamioguni Town?

You can do chairing as long as you have a chair, so it's easy to enjoy it wherever you like when you think of it!Enjoy nature with all five senses, such as the feel of the wind, the sound of water, and the chirping of birds!

Even at the same spot, the scenery you can see changes depending on the time of day, the weather, and the season.Please visit us as many times as you like and enjoy your own "chairing"!

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