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Iya-no-Kazura Bashi (Suspension bridge made of vine - Vine Bridge)

祖谷のかずら橋(国指定重要有形民俗文化財)

Kazura Bashi over the canyon in this secluded mountain villages is also associated with the legend of fleeting Heike clan, once most powerful ruler. This bridge is made of Actinidia auguta (a kind of kiwi vine) and is 45 meters long, 2 meters wide. It weighs approx. 5 tones and is suspended 15 meters above streams. It was only access over the deep canyon into the mountainous area in those days. The bridge is changed every three years. (Designated as a National and Prefectural significant folk cultural asset)

Address Zentoku 162-2, Nishi-Iyayamamura, Miyoshi City
Open-Close From sunrise to sunset
Holiday N/A (Open daily all year round)
Admission
fee
adult:550YEN
child:350YEN
Parking lot bus:34
car:293
Parking space available nearby-Municipal parking space (Kazura Bashi Yume-Butai)
Access Get off at Ikawa-Ikeda IC→Take the National route 36 bound for Kochi→Take the Prefectural road 45→Take the Prefectural road 32→Take the Municipal road→Iya-no-Kazura Bashi(Journey time is approx. 1 hour by car.) By bus - Take Shikoku Kotsu Bus from JR Oboke Stn., bound for either Kazura Bashi or Kubo→Get off at Kazura Bashi Bus stop→5 minutes walk to Iya-no-Kazura Bashi
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