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The Peeing Boy of Iya Gorge

A dizzying succession of sheer cliffs lines a steep gorge carved out of the mountains by the Iya River. As a symbol of innocent courage, a statue of a peeing boy stands at the edge of a 200m precipice that is also noted for the seven curves along its rim.

Information

Access Take the Shikoku Kotsu Bus "Kazurabashi-iki (for Kazurabashi" at JR Oboke Sta. (approx. 55 mins). Get off at the bus stop "Iya Onsen-mae" then walk for 2 minutes.
Address Ikeda-cho, Miyoshi-shi

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Contact

Tel 0883-72-7620

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