Uzu no Michi, Naruto

3.9
See one of the most evocative and hypnotic phenomena in nature at Uzu no Michi, an observatory offering sights of whirlpools in the Naruto Strait. Located on the second floor of a long bridge, the glass-floored observatory provides extensive views of the unusual natural phenomena, as well as the expertly engineered bridge itself. The strait between the main island and a lesser one has become well known for its whirlpools, the result of tidal currents. Learn about the science behind the natural sight, or just gaze in wonder at the almost magical sight. Put Uzu no Michi on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Naruto road trip planning website .
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  • This spot is within 5 minutes' walking distance from the park Naruto. After passing the entrance, you need to take another 5-minute walk in the half-outdoor aisle to get to the viewpoint. The view...  more »
  • The Naruto Whirlpool [sea vortex] is one of the three great whirlpools in the world. The vortex is caused when the tide ebbs and flows, The phenomenon of rapid tidal flow into the channel on one side....  more »
  • We came at a time when the whirlpools were at their best, high tide day in spring. The experience of walking along the bridge with great views of the whirlpools from above is magnificent. We saw...  more »
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  • Naruto Whirlpool is the main attraction here, if don't want to get wet... come here, and experience walking the bridge 😉
  • Definitely agree with other reviewers: check the tide schedule BEFORE you make the trip. Otherwise, you're wasting your time.
  • second best 500yen attraction in Japan. First place goes to the ski jump in Hakuba...
  • Place for amazing photographs, and watching the spectacle of the tour boats surfing underneath the bridge. Checking the tide schedule in advance yields the best results. Place is not as intuitive as big city attractions, without some grasp of Japanese.
  • Good walk, the naruto pools aren't anything like you'd expect in pirates of the carribean or anythinf tho
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