Saikai Bridge Whirlpool Festival

A great contrast of whirlpools and cherry blossoms.

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Overlooking Inoura Strait, the gateway of Omura Bay, is Saikai Bridge Park. The strait possesses one of the three great rapid tides of Japanese waters, and whirlpools can appear at any moment. The contrast of the whirlpools and some 1,000 cherry trees in full bloom is uncannily picturesque.


Address 859-3451 長崎県佐世保市針尾東町2678(西海橋公園)
TEL 0956-58-2004(西海橋公園管理事務所)
FAX 0956-27-0309


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