Sightseeing places information

Sightseeing places information
  • Kumakogen-cho city
  • Nature and stunning landscapes

Ishizuchi Skyline

Road that extends to the highest peak in western Japan and to the sky beyond

An 18-kilometer driving route with a breathtaking view that extends from the entrance of Omogo-kei gorge in Kumakōgen-chō to Tsuchi-goya located at the trailhead on Mount Ishizuchi. From the Nagao-oné observation deck, the Goraikō-no-Taki waterfall selected as the “100 top waterfalls in Japan” can be seen in the distance. This road is also known for being a great route for fall foliage viewing.

Basic information

Location
Wakayama, Kumakogen-cho, Kamiukena-gun, Ehime
Access
A 45-minute drive from Kumakōgen-chō Government Office
Telephone number
0892-21-1111 (Kumakōgen-chō Furusato Sosei-ka (“Hometown Creation Division”))
Seasons
Times open for driving
April 1-April 28: 7am-6pm
April 29-May 31: 7am-7pm
June 1-June 30: 7am-8pm
July 1-10 (during “mountain opening” festival): 4am-8pm
July 11-August 31: 7am-8pm
Sept. 1- Nov. 30: 7am-6pm
Closed during winter season: December 1-March 31

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