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Naruto Strait鳴門海峡

Valley

A straight famous for its whirlpools which appear cyclically due to the rising and falling of the sea level caused by the pull of the moon and sun. The straight rapidly grows 1.3 kilometers narrower and its deepest point is around 90 meters. Visitors are particularly recommended to view the straight on spring tide days when the current is faster.

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Naruto City, Tokushima Prefecture-Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture (Tokushima / NarutoArea)

phone 0886841731

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Naruto City, Tokushima Prefecture-Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture [ map ]
Area
Tokushima / NarutoArea
Phone
0886841731

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          The southeastern corner of Shikoku is home to Tokushima prefecture, a region celebrated for its luscious nature and the nation's favorite Awa Odori, an energetic dance to which an annual summer festival has been dedicated. Keeping the upbeat tempo, whirlpools excite the Naruto sea off Tokushima, while inland, dramatic cliffs line the Iya Valley, promising unrivaled views of vast and vibrant scenery.

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