Roadside Rest Stop Guide


Chomonkyo Gorge “Kunkunodaichi” Roadside Rest Stop

Located in Yamaguchi Prefecture on National Route 9, this Roadside Rest Stop provides a base for taking walks through the Chomonkyo Gorge, which is a designated National Site of Scenic Beauty.
The JR Yamaguchi train line runs in front of the Roadside Rest Stop, enabling up-close views of the SL Yamaguchi-go Steam Locomotive.
The Roadside Rest Stop has many visitors who come to enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful scenery of the Chomonkyo Gorge as well as see the SL Yamaguchi-go Steam Locomotive.

In addition to obtaining sightseeing and road information, visitors can enjoy delicious foods of the Ato region from the Chomonkyo Restaurant, Ato-no-Megumi direct sales store, and Take-out Counter. You can also purchase meticulously raised Ato Wagyu beef. It truly does provide only here!


Roadside Rest Stop Name: Chomonkyo Gorge “Kunkunodaichi” Roadside Rest Stop
Address: 47-1 Ato-Ikumo-Higashibun, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
(on National Route 9)Access
TEL +81-83-955-0777
Opening hours:

Information Counter/Ato-no-Megumi Direct Sales Store

  • Opening hours:9:30am~6:00pm

Chomonkyo Restaurant

  • Weekdays: 11:00am–2:30pm (last order: 2:00pm)

Take-out Counter

  • 9:30am~4:00pm
Regular holiday: Closed every 2nd Tuesday of the month as a general rule
(Closed on the 1st Tuesday in August; no regular holiday in November)
【New Year holidays】
Information Counter/Ato-no-Megumi Direct Sales Store/Take-out Counter
December 31 (afternoon) – January 1
Chomonkyo Restaurant
December 31 – January 1
Parking lot:
  • Parking spaces for large vehicles: 6
  • Parking spaces for regular-sized vehicles: 79(including 4 special needs parking spaces)
  • Bicycle parking: space for about 10 bicycles
Nearest station: a 4-minute walk from JR Chomonkyo Station
Environment/facilities: Scenic spots, information counter, food/souvenirs, restaurant, bathrooms (diaper changing tables, accessible toilets) park, Parking lot (parking spaces for large vehicles: 6; parking spaces for regular-sized vehicles: 79 (including 4  special needs parking spaces); bicycle parking: space for about 10 bicycles; EV charging (fee applies/available 24-hours)
Credit card use: payment via credit card is not accepted.

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