Sumatakyo Gorge, Crossing Bridges in Beauty

Japan is full of beautiful, breathtaking destinations, but the age of social media is driving travel within the country even further. Who doesn’t want a photo of themselves beneath the shrine gate of Miyajima as the sun rises? Or how about the snow with the onsen monkeys? Or within the torii gate corridors of Fushimi Inari? However, one of the most instagramable (yes, that’s pretty much a real word nowadays) places this summer is at Sumatakyo in Shizuoka, less than three hours drive from Nagoya and a bit more than 3 hours from Tokyo. And even if you don’t care about what your ‘friends’ on social media think, it’s well worth a trip. About Sumatakyo Tucked away in Kawanehon town in Shizuoka Prefecture, with its rolling hills and lush forest, Sumatakyo is popular with hikers and beauty spot seekers alike. But while there are many reasons to come to the area, most visitors are there for the rickety suspension bridges that span the Sumatakyo gorge. With its sparkling blue waters, the gorge is a sight to behold. The most famous of the bridges is the Yume no Tsuri Bashi that, with a maximum of eleven people at a time permitted to cross it, gives more thrills in beautiful nature than Indiana Jones scaling Mount Fuji. Listed in the world’s top ten of suspension bridges by Trip Advisor,  Yume no Tsuri Bashi is a mere 35 centimeters wide and bounces as you make your way across, so if you are of…
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Sumatakyo Gorge, Crossing Bridges in Beauty
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Sumatakyo Gorge, Crossing Bridges in Beauty

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