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Shimanto River

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The Shimanto River is known as “Japan’s last remaining clear stream.” The many submersible Chinkabashi (bridges without balustrades made so that they sink and are not swept away when the river floods) that can be found along the river, give the Shimanto River its poetic charm.These bridges are still used by residents to this day. You can also enjoying various activities along the Shimanto River such as canoeing, yakatabune boat rides,and cycling.

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From Tokyo to one of Japan's least-explored regions for uncrowded nature activities BLUE RIVER & URBAN BEACH

More Information about Shimanto River

Street address

Shimanto City, Kochi Prefecture and other locations



  • 30 minutes by rental bicycle from Nakamura Station to Sadachinka-Bridge


  • 1 minute by foot from Ekawasaki Station on the JR Dosan Line

Opening Hours

Varies depending on store


Varies depending on store


Best season

Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct.


For sightseeing information, contact Hata Plaza Tourism Association or the Shimanto City Tourism Association.
You can rent bikes for cycling at JR Ekawasaki Station, JR Nakamura Station, and elsewhere.

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