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Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Tenryukyo Station

天竜峡、長野県

Tenryukyo Station, on the JR Iida Line from Toyohashi to Iida in Nagano Prefecture, is the main point of access for public transport to the picturesque Tenryukyo Gorge on the Tenryu River.

Tenryukyo Gorge


Visitors can enjoy hiking along a path on both banks of the Tenryu River or sail downstream on a traditional boat and be serenaded by an enchanting boat woman along the way. (Follow the link below to hear her song).

Tenryukyo Nagano


Hirugami Onsen is also close to Tenryukyo and has a number of affordable onsen resorts.

Tenryukyo


Access

Tenryukyo is a 30-minute drive from the historic castle town of Iida on Routes 153 and 151 or exit the highway at Tenryukyo IC.


Listen to the sound of the boatwoman's song

The other noise in the background is the sound of the wooden oar

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