The journey from Osaka to downtown Tokushima is a 2.5 hours bus ride, via Awaji island.
Walk accross a thrilling rope bridge with a superb view! The Iya Kazurabashi bridge in Iya valley, is a hanging bridge made with Shirakuchi Kazura (bower actinidia) ropes. It sways and makes creaking noises when you walk on it, and you can see the river from the gaps between the crossbars - crossing this bridge is a thrilling adventure!
Located in the middle of Shikoku, Oboke Gorge is located near to the entrance to Iya Valley, and is known for its cliff-like canyon’s beauty, and its steep, unexplored regions.
To fully enjoy the beauty of the 200 million year-old Oboke Gorge, take a boat ride down the river, and enjoy the sculpture-like eroded rocks, and they way it changes over the seasons.