Sada Chinkabashi

佐田の沈下橋(Sada No Chinkabashi)
A peculiar bridge amongst the beauty of the Shimanto River
Chinkabashi are submersible bridges that are designed without side rails to reduce the risk of the bridge being washed away during a flood. These peculiar looking bridges have become a symbol of the Shimanto area, and even seem to fit in to the surrounding natural environment better than a traditional bridge. Though there are many chinkabashi, the longest is the Sada Chinkabashi, the closest to the mouth of the river.

Crossing a bridge without balustrades is a thrilling experience and allows you to better enjoy the beauty of one of Japan's most important rivers. Cycling from the closest station (Nakamura Station) is highly recommended.
Regions
West
Themes
Nature
Address 高知県四万十市佐田
Telephone Number 0880-34-1555
Shimanto City Tourism Association
Emailinfo@shimanto-kankou.com
DirectionsApprox. 75 mins by car from Shimanto Chuo IC
Map Code466 302 695*52

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