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Michi-no-Eki Uzushio

A place where the best features of Awaji Island swirl around you. The “Michi-no-Eki” closest to “Naruto whirlpools”

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Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station)

“Michi-no-Eki” are roadside stations located all over Japan, and serve as casual rest areas for drivers.
“Michi-no-Eki Uzushio” is also becoming an increasingly popular tourist spot. The reason for its popularity is mainly that it is the closest Michi-no-Eki in Japan to the famous “Naruto whirlpools.” At the Naruto Strait, located between Naturo City and Awaji Island in Tokushima Prefecture, occurs one of the three largest “Uzushio (whirlpools)” in the world. At “Michi-no-Eki Uzushio,” you can sometimes witness “Naruto’s whirlpools” through the telescope or from the observatory.

You can sit on the “Ottama Chair,” a bench modeled on the local specialty onion, and take a photo of yourself with the spectacular view of the Onaruto Bridge. They also rent out “onion wigs” for free, to take funny pictures you will never forget.

The gourmet foods of Awaji Island provided at “Michi-no-Eki Uzushio” are also one of the reasons for its popularity. You can have the award-winning “Awaji Island Onion Beef Burger,” and “ White Fish Kaisen-don (Sashimi Rice Bowl) - What’s Today’s Fish - ?” made only with white fish from the area. There is also a wide selection of local produce and souvenirs. Overall, “Michi-no Eki Uzushio” is a great place to spend some relaxing leisure time.

Highlights

  • The closest Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) in Japan to the “Naruto whirlpools,” one of the three largest whirlpools in the world.
  • You can sometimes witness “Naruto’s whirlpools” through the telescope or from the observatory.
  • Take funny pictures on the ”Ottama Chair,” a bench modeled on an onion.
  • Enjoy Awaji gourmet foods made with local specialties such as onions, Awaji beef, and local fish.
  • A wide variety of local produce and souvenirs.

Photos

  • Michi-no-Eki Uzushio

    Michi-no-Eki Uzushio

  • Take a photo on the “Ottama Chair” with a spectacular view of the Onaruto Bridge.

    Take a photo on the “Ottama Chair” with a spectacular view of the Onaruto Bridge.

  • “Naruto’s whirlpool,” one of the three largest whirlpools in the world.

    “Naruto’s whirlpool,” one of the three largest whirlpools in the world.

  • Awaji Island Burger, Awaji Island Onion Kitchen Main Store

    Awaji Island Burger, Awaji Island Onion Kitchen Main Store

  • Awaji Island Burger, Awaji Island Onion Kitchen Main Store

    Awaji Island Burger, Awaji Island Onion Kitchen Main Store

  • White Fish Kaisen-don (Sashimi Rice Bowl) - What’s Today’s Fish - ?, Michi-no-Eki Uzushio Restaurant

    White Fish Kaisen-don (Sashimi Rice Bowl) - What’s Today’s Fish - ?, Michi-no-Eki Uzushio Restaurant

  • White Fish Kaisen-don (Sashimi Rice Bowl) - What’s Today’s Fish - ?, Michi-no-Eki Uzushio Restaurant

    White Fish Kaisen-don (Sashimi Rice Bowl) - What’s Today’s Fish - ?, Michi-no-Eki Uzushio Restaurant

  • White Fish Kaisen-don (Sashimi Rice Bowl) - What’s Today’s Fish - ?, Michi-no-Eki Uzushio Restaurant

    White Fish Kaisen-don (Sashimi Rice Bowl) - What’s Today’s Fish - ?, Michi-no-Eki Uzushio Restaurant

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Reviews

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  • 羽東

    能夠在這邊近距離的看到渦潮和大鳴門橋,第一名的淡路島洋蔥牛肉漢堡口味很棒,而洋蔥是淡路島的特產,這裏的洋蔥吃起來很甜而且不會辛辣。

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Details

Name in Japanese
道の駅うずしお
Postal Code
656-0503
Address
947-22 Fukurahei, Minamiawaji City, Hyogo
Telephone
0799-52-1157
Business Hours
9:00am-5:00pm
Closed
Thursdays (we may be open extra hours during holidays and peak season), 12/31, 1/1
Admission
Free
Access
1) About 90 minutes by express bus from “Awaji Kotsu Shinki Bus Terminal” bound for Fukura (“Awaji Kotsu Shinki Bus Terminal” is a 5-minute walk from JR Kobe-line “Sannomiya” station). After getting off at the “Fukura Bus Terminal,” walk about 3 minutes to the “Uzushio Dome Nanairo-kan.” Take the free shuttle bus from “Uzushio Dome Nanairo-kan (Michi-no-Eki Fukura)” to Michi-no-Eki Uzushio.
2) 3km from Awaji Island Minami Interchange
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