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Address: Naruto, Tokushima Prefecture
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Amazing little whirlpools

Our family of 6 with age ranging from 7 to 78 enjoyed the walk to and on the Onaruto Bridge very much. The parking was about 10 min walk to the bridge itself and once you get on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 30, 2017
gigifoo
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Our family of 6 with age ranging from 7 to 78 enjoyed the walk to and on the Onaruto Bridge very much. The parking was about 10 min walk to the bridge itself and once you get on the bridge it's about 30 mins walk to the far end of the bridge to see the whirlpool and back. We didn't... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

I did not know something like this existed before I planned the route for my road trip in Japan. The whirlpools were amazing to watch. But you have to check the tide table before the day of your visit to ensure you arrive around the best time for viewing. Give yourself extra 20 minutes for the long walk from the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

The walk along this bridge to see the Naruto whirlpools, is really amazing. The engineering of the bridge is phenomenal and the walk is quite fascinating. It is well worth a visit. If you can time it, the best viewing is at high tide.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Something to look at while drive by. Great katsu pork curry. Absolutely delicious. Use the ticket machine to purchase food

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

My friend advises me that this is a very popular tourist destination with Japanese but sadly not many actually get here, well I did and I think more should go as it is truly spectacular. The whirlpools are terrific and are caused by two seas coming together, to see this standing on the glass platform is great, a few people... More 

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Takamatsu, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

The Onaruto Bridge is a beautiful white bridge spanning the Inland Sea. Though most locals use it to cross to the island of Awa rather than stopping to visit, it still has gorgeous views from its span. If you take time to go to the museum underneath, you have a breathtaking view through glass windows to the whirlpools below. From... More 

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1 Thank Lara N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Enhanced by a magnificent bridge that provides unique vertical views of the pools For those who want to getup close and personal take a boat

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

This bridge was so unique in that it provided a safe and secure platform for visitors as well as an enclosed structure to view the Naruto whirlpool below. The walk out the vantage point provides for a nice brisk walk with amply stops along the way. Photos and displays give a lot of cultural, historical and geographic information about the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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133 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

The view from the pedestrian bridge over the Onaruto Bridge is magnificent although it was very windy above there. The bridge connects the cities of Naruto and Minamiawaji and crosses the Naruto Strait, famous for its whirlpools. It is one of the largest suspension bridges in the world.

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Kuching
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015

visited the bridge from the boat heading for the whirlpool viewing. Nothing much to see besides enjoying the boat trip, cool air and usual sea view.

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