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Address: Nishiiyayamamura Zentoku, Miyoshi 778-0102, Tokushima Prefecture
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Fun and scenic

It's worth paying to cross the bridge as it's quite a thrill with the large gaps and the view down. Walks along the river past the waterfall are charming. We walked the winding... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jay P
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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316 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a swing bridge, one of only 3 remaining in Japan; made originally from thick old vines (nowdays they hide strong steel cables that actually make the bridge safe to walk across). There are large gaps bewteen the steps which freek out some people but the trick is to keep walking and step in the middle of the "planks". Nice views... More 

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401 reviews
240 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's worth paying to cross the bridge as it's quite a thrill with the large gaps and the view down. Walks along the river past the waterfall are charming. We walked the winding road up the mountain. Beautiful views but nothing much up there. Lots of abandoned shacks, perhaps they're for seasonal graziers. Sad that the area is so poorly... More 

Thank Jay P
Victoria, Canada
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303 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the bus from 8:58 AM municipal bus from the Oboke train station - about a 25 minute ride. Few people about when we arrived and crossed the bridge alone which was nice. Afterward we walked to the waterfall and along the river path. Going back we lucked out and caught a circle tour bus at the highway. As... More 

Thank fishnguy
new york city
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120 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's a waterfall nearby, a path along the river, and it's possible to continue your walk on the stones and boulders lining the river shore. Cafés , restaurants and public restrooms are located on both sides of the bridge, this is a nice spot to picnic and enjoy the views of the gorge. I didn't bother to pay and cross... More 

Thank nancy c
Hong Kong
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Don't just only cross the bridge. We walked down to the river for taking pictures. Lucky that we went there early in the morning, just before a large group of tourists arrived.

Thank HKTraveler-BJ
Bangkok, Thailand
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86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

It took us about 1.30 hours by train from Takamatsu to Oboke and 20 minute taxi drive to Iya Kazura Bridge. We talked to ourselves along the way whether this place is worth to visit. Once we arrived, it was quite understand why so many people come to this place. Not only the Iya Kazura Bridge is nice and worth... More 

Thank tvidya
Pasadena, California
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52 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

These bridges are fun to cross and photograph; they are now reinforced with steel cables for safety, but the surroundings are so picturesque so as to be irresistible. Beautiful country in the Iya Valley.

Thank nbrownlaw
Nagoya, Japan
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is beautiful and interesting. The lesser known couple bridge is much more of the beaten track and natural.

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Windsor, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I expected a rope bridge but it was a vine bridge with cable supports and boards to walk on. For a foreigner to go here off the beaten track they will need to rent a car and be open to a quiet forested valley for hiking and a few side trips. There is a little restaurant there...check the hours, though.

Thank matsu7878
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It's a very special and beautiful bridge - must-go if you travel around this area. You needa pay like 500yen something to walk across but it's all worth it. It feels quite dangerous walking along it! too bad there isnt free parking near the bridge area. You have to pay for parking in order to stop by this bridge as... More 

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