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Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge

A suspension bridge over a beautiful emerald-green lake.

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Suspension bridge

Being said to be the last secluded region of the Oigawa River, the Sumata Gorge is one of the most scenic spots in Shizuoka prefecture. The scenic spot that symbolizes the Sumata Gorge is the Yume no Tsuribashi. Under the suspension bridge, a dam lake formed in the "Oma Dam" of the Sumata River, a tributary river of the Oigawa River, spreads out. 

The reason why the water looks blue is due to a physical phenomenon called "Tyndall effect," in which only blue light with short wavelengths is reflected in places with beautiful water quality. Depending on the weather and sunlight, you can see the beautiful emerald green or cobalt blue surface of the lake. If you go further upstream to the Hiryu Bridge, you can look down on the Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge below.

In spring, Yamazakura (wild cherry) blossoms, Miyamatsutsuji (a type of azaleas), Akayashio(a type of azaleas, Yamabuki (kerria), and Fuji (wisteria) flowers are seen, and in autumn, it is also known as a famous spot for autumn leaves. 

In Sumata Gorge where the Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge is located, there is also Sumatakyo Onsen (hot spring) which has long been known as a secluded hot spring village. After enjoying a walk, soak in the hot springs to heal your fatigue.

Highlights

  • Depending on the weather and sunlight, the beautiful emerald-green and cobalt-blue lake surface spreads out.
  • The reason why water looks blue is due to the "Tyndall effect" that occurs only in beautiful water quality.
  • You are able to see Yamazakura (wild cherry) blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in autumn.
  • There are steep stairs and slippery areas, so wear comfortable shoes.
  • There is Sumatakyo Onsen (hot spring) which is also called "Bijo-zukuri no Yu (Beauty-making) hot spring".

Photos

  • Spring, Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge

    Spring, Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge

  • Summer, Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge

    Summer, Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge

  • Autumn, Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge

    Autumn, Yume no Tsuribashi suspension bridge

Reviews

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  • 我是タカ

    走了幾百階的樓梯,才能達到這裡太辛苦了!

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Details

Name in Japanese
夢のつり橋
Postal Code
428-0402
Address
Kawanehoncho, Haibaragun, Shizuoka
Tel
0547-59-1011 (Sumata Bijo-zukuri no Yu (Beauty-making) hot spring Tourism Cooperative Association)
Closed
Open every day
Admission
Free
Business hours
Opening at 6:00am, Closing before nightfall (6:00pm in summer / 4:00pm in winter)
Directions
About 120 minutes from Shin-Kanaya Station by connecting to the Oigawa Railway Oigawa Main Line and the fixed-route bus.
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)