Great Naruto Bridge, which connects Tokushima with Awaji Island (Photo: Takako Sakamoto)

Naruto Park, Tokushima

Enjoy the magnificent view of Naruto whirlpools!

Takako Sakamoto   - 1 min read

Naruto Park is located at the foot of the Great Naruto Bridge (on Tokushima side). As soon as you cross it, you are already inside the park. After visiting the Otsuka Museum of Art, I climbed up to one of the observation platforms in the park and enjoyed a magnificent view of Naruto Strait and the beautiful bridge. There, you'll have a 360-degree panorama view of the entire area, including Awaji island, the beautiful ocean and Naruto city. And if you are lucky, you may be able to see the great Naruto whirlpools from the top of the hills, where wind blows so strong that I bet you'd feel like Catherine or Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights!

Takako Sakamoto

Takako Sakamoto @takako.sakamoto

I was born in and grew up in Tokushima prefecture, and have lived in many places since then: Nishinomiya, Kyoto, Nara, Mie, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Fukuoka and Fukui. I am currently living in Yokohama City. All the places I lived, all the places I visited, I have loved dearly. The histor...