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Iya Kazura Bridge

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Address: Nishiiyayamamura Zentoku, Miyoshi 778-0102, Tokushima Prefecture

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Slippery when wet

Crossing this bridge looks more dangerous than it is, but maybe challenging for kids. Be sure the explore the trails along the river while you're there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is a pretty definite must see when travelling in the region. The bridge is made from big vines and the construction is actually really interesting. Massive beams on either side support the bridge. Although it may look flimsy be assured that it is supported by hidden steel cables so it is structurally sound. The crossing is a tad challenging,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Crossing this bridge looks more dangerous than it is, but maybe challenging for kids. Be sure the explore the trails along the river while you're there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

It's fun to cross the vine bridge and kids would especially enjoy the adventure but note that the area is a now big tourist destination so be prepared for crowds.

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Monrovia, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This bridge is a delightful treat to walk across. The construction is really clever and beautiful; the bridge is made of vines that have been reinforced with cables and rebar. Apparently, the vines are replaced every three years. The slats you walk on are separated with gaps that make views down to the river below quite thrilling. The bridge also... More 

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Mullumbimby, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Bit of a tourist trap nowadays, that is accessed at the top of a concrete car park but well worth walking down and crossing the rickety old-world bridge made of ivy vine. It shakes and rocks and most take ginger, little steps, whilst clinging onto dear life as the river below gushes, readily consuming whatever falls through the partings between... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

If you are in the area, it's worth going to visit the bridge and get a feel of the history and culture of the bridge (made of vine so that they can be severed easily if enemies approach). However, it is just a bridge so don't keep your expectations too high.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Lovely location well presented, drive past and park on the road to the right of the Bridge. Wait till the masses have gone or go early. Walk up the Gorge a little and enjoy.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Valley walks. Waterfall. Running water. Vine bridge. Nature. Birds in song. Calming. Nature at it's best in the Iya Valley.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012 via mobile

We made the 15-20 min drive in here from the Oboke turnoff just after midday in a sunny Sunday. It was crazy. Buses and cars everywhere. Groups packed the bridge so we saved our 500yen and just viewed it from nearby. It's a good attraction I've a nice gorge but the area is ruined by a concrete hell badly planned... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

This was a fun place to visit. First, during planning our visit we were all uncertain about how scary it would be and it built up the excitement. When we actually went it was fun and scenic (I am sorry, but we kind of made fun to ourselves about some of the other people that were there that really were... More 

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