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Handa-Iwa

Mountain stream of River Kurokawa formed ravine, giant rocks and boulders since ancient times. It is renowned spot for viewing fireflies in early summer and enjoying Japanese maple trees in autumn. It is a tranquil place with an old watermill nearby. It is also said that Chosogabe and his army rested here for a spell when they were on the way to conquer whole of Shikoku. The best time to view the autumn leaves is around mid-November.

Basic information

Address
Yorihiro, Yamashiro Cho, Miyoshi City
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Holiday
N/A (Open daily all year round)
Admission fee
Admission free
Parking lot
None
Access
Get off at Ikawa-Ikeda IC→Take the National route 32 bound for Kochi→Take the National road 319 bound for Shingu→Take the Municipal road→Handa-Iwa(Journey time is approx. 50 minutes by car.)  Get off at JR Awa-Kawaguchi St.→Takes approx. 30 minutes by car to Handa-Iwa.
Contact
Miyoshi City Office of Tourism
Phone
0120-404-344
FAX
0883-76-0876