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Whirling Current of Naruto

  • Specific Nature

The 30-meter whirling currents are well known as the world’s largest whirling currents.

The whirling currents are seen from the land, but their super power is seen only on a sightseeing boat nearby.

In addition, there is the sidewalk under the road of the Great Naruto Bridge hanging over the Channel

and the view from an observation station fitted with glass on the sidewalk

can see the form of the whirling currents, which is fun.

Access and Getting Around

The base of the access by the train to Naruto City is Takamatsu City or Tokushima City,

but in case of departure from Kansai area, it is the best way to use direct bus services from JR Shin-Kobe Station of the Sanyo Shinkansen.

In case of using direct bus services from Kansai area, take a direct bus, then get off at Highway Naruto Bus Stop.

From there, a fixed-route bus or taxi takes you to the port of sightseeing boats or to the Great Naruto Bridge.

Get necessary information from the tourist information center at the Highway Naruto Bus Stop.

You can use the same bus from Tokushima Station and Naruto Station.

In addition, a bus can arrive there directly from the airport.

By train

1 hour from Takamatsu Station to Ikenotani Staion by Kotoku Line with 1 train per hour,

then to Naruto Station by Naruto Line 20 minutes with 2 trains per hour.

By bus

1 hour 15 minutes from Shin-Kobe Station to Narutokoen-kuchi Bus Stop with many bus services per day.

From JR Tokushima Station or JR Naruto Station, get off at Narutokoen-kuchi, or Highway Naruto Bus Stop,

then 15-minute bus ride or taxi to Naruto Sightseeing Port or Naruto Park with 1 bus per hour.

2 hours from Osaka to Highway Naruto Bus Stop with 11 bus services per day.

Other bus services from Kyoto and Hiroshima.

By plane and bus

1 hour 10 minutes from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Tokushima Airport with 12 flights per day.

1 hour 25 minutes from Fukuoka with 2 flights per day, then to Naruto Sightseeing Port, Naruto Park

by bus for 40 minutes with 1 bus per hour.

By car

1 hour 10 minutes from Takamatsu Station, 30 minutes from Tokushima Station.



 Mount Naruto Observatory

SHIKOKU    [ Naruto ]

-Specific Nature 

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