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Onaruto Bridge, Naruto

Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
The Ōnaruto Bridge is a suspension bridge on the route connecting Minamiawaji, Hyogo on Awaji Island with Naruto, Tokushima on Ōge Island, Japan. Completed in 1985, it has a main span of 876m. Although it is one of the largest bridges in the world, it is dwarfed by the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, which is on the same route. In 2004, 6.8 million cars and trucks crossed this bridge, translating into a daily average of about 18,600.The bridge is complemented by the Konaruto Bridge ("Small Naruto Bridge") and Muya Bridge between Ōge Island and Shikoku.Naruto WhirlpoolsRecurring whirlpools known as the Naruto whirlpools are located below the bridge, caused by tidal currents between the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacific Ocean passing over undersea ridges under the Span, causing very strong eddy currents, some of which make large, deep whirlpools.The bridge has a tourist attraction built into the south side anchor—the Uzunomichi Walkway—an enclosed walkway out to the south tower to allow visitors to view the swirls through side and floor windows, best seen during low tide. Tourist boats and other vessels circle the towers, allowing visitors to actually see the depth of the whirlpools up close, while the view from the bridge observatory lets visitors see the pattern created by the eddy currents extending out for quite a distance.
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  • If you do not go to Shikoku, comes up to "Michi no eki Uzushio' in the car. It is here overlooking the Naruto bridge nearest the point. Bridge Street station restaurant. You can reach under the bridge and go down the stairs. Woah sounds of cars and to come here is. If the time is right, from here it is seen even whirlpools.
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  • Something to look at while drive by. Great katsu pork curry. Absolutely delicious. Use the ticket machine to purchase food 
  • When going from Naruto to the Awaji was passed. Clear and whirlpools this day fewer cars in the early afternoon on a weekday, right in the Middle! This day was blessed with clear skies.
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  • Me like teh Anime Naruto. So yeh.
  • Nice view
  • It is a suspension bridge ahead of Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, Seto-Ohashi bridge, which opened in 1985. So please be careful during driving, the driver sees no whirlpools driving!
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  • Superb visit, if you are prone to Vertigo, try walking on transparent plates that dot the floor of the bridge, me it m definitely cured!
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  • Travel over the bridge akashi, never the image. Today the Josef. CD ★Izzy☮Duke★ clean. And people where this?
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