Iyanokazura Bridge

Iyanokazura Bridge

One of three rare and unusual great bridges of Japan, Iyanokazura is located in the remote village of Nishi Iyayama, belonging to the city of Miyoshi. It is made from five tons of hardy kiwi vines and is replaced every three years. The surrounding area has been developed with parking to accommodate large buses and private automobiles, making the spot more accessible. The location was once hidden and only reachable by navigating the cliffs. The thrilling crossing begins as the bridge begins to sway side to side with the first step you place on it. It is 45 meters in length, 2 meters wide and 14 meters above the water below. The Japanese government has designated the bridge a National and Prefectural significant folk cultural asset.

【Fee】Bridge fee: Adults: 550 yen; Elementary school students: 350 yen
【Access】Public transport: Approx. 20 min. on a bus toward Kazurabashi from JR Oboke Station, and approx. 5 min. walk from the Kazurabashi bus stop; approx. 1 hour 10 min. on the Shikoku Kotsu Bus toward Kubo (via Obokekyo/Kazurabashi) from JR Awa-Ikeda Station, and approx. 5 min. walk from the Kazurabashi bus stop
 By car: Approx. 1 hour (37 km) along National Route 32/Prefectural Route 45/32 from Ikawa-Ikeda IC on the Tokushima Expresway
【Credit Card Payment】Not accepted
【Foreign Language Support】Yes 【English Support During Workshops】Yes
【Reservations】Not required 【Parking】Yes (300 spaces; 500 yen [Kazurabashi Yumebutai])

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Postal Code
778-0102
Address
162-2 Zentoku, Nishi Iyayama-son, Miyoshi, Tokushima Prefecture
Tel
Oboke Iya Navi 0120-404-344
Businesshours

April ~ June :  8:00 ~18:00
July ~ August:  7:30 ~ 18:30
September ~ March : 8:00 ~ 17:00
Holiday
N/A (Open daily all year round)
Website
https://miyoshi-tourism.jp/en/spot/iyanokazurabashi/

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