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  • Tokushima

Category:

  • Sightseeing Spots

Iya-no-Kazura-bashi|祖谷のかずら橋

Iya-no-Kazura-bashi|祖谷のかずら橋
The Iya-no-Kazura-bashi in Miyoshi’s Nishi Iya Sanson weighs approximately 5 tonnes and is made of woven vine in the style of a traditional suspension bridge. This place is now, as in the past, quite isolated. According to legend, the bridge was created during the Genpei Battles by the defeated soldiers of the Heike clan as they fled. The bridge was constructed with natural vegetation so that it could easily be cut down if needed. 

Details

Address Zentoku 162-2, Nishi-Iyayamamura, Miyoshi , 778-0102 Tokushima
Hours (April - June) 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
(July - August) 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
(September - March) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Open all year round
Admission Fee ¥550 / Adult  (Group of 20 or more: ¥500)
¥350 / Child  (Group of 20 or more: ¥320)
TEL +81-88-376-0877
FAX +81-88-376-0876
Parking (Cars)   Yes
(Buses) Yes
Free Wi-Fi No
Toilet Yes
Best Season Spring / Summer / Autumn

A suspension bridge made of woven vines

‣ The bridge is 45 meters long, 2 meters wide, and suspended from trees on both sides of the valley. There are not many bridges like this in Japan, so this site is especially popular, with 300,000 people visiting each year.

‣ The bridge is hung at a height of 14 meters from the water surface. Crossing the bridge is exciting, as it sways back and forth with each step of the people crossing.

An experience you won`t find anywhere else…

Price ¥2,500
Duration 3 Hour(s)
Reservation http://shikoku-guide.com/en/experience/iyabus/

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Access Information

Train ●JR Oboke Station
20 minutes from JR Oboke station by car. 
Car ●Ikawa Ikeda IC
50 minutes from Ikawa Ikeda IC by car.
Air ●Takamatsu Airport
110 minutes from Takamatsu Airport on National Route 32 by car.

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