Bridges made of vines over the scenic Iya River.
This is the ‘deepest’ part of the Iya Valley, an isolated but beautiful and fascinating area.
One the most scenic of lya’s mountainside villages, with many restored traditional thatched roof houses.
A beautiful, dramatic and rocky gorge near the entrance to the Iya Valley.
Nagoro is known as the Village of the Dolls for its scarecrows scattered around the village.
Goblins and ghosts, collectively called ‘yokai’ from the Oboke-Koboke region folklore.
A bridge of vines over the scenic Iya River.
Hot spring bath located next to the picturesque Iya River and accessible through a steep funicular railway.
A museum in an Edo-period home associated with the Taira Clan, also known as the Heike.