Hydrangeas at Saruhashi

Beautiful, peaceful and historically interesting

 By Cathy Cawood   Aug 9, 2016

Saruhashi, the Monkey Bridge, is found near Saruhashi Station on JR Chuo Line. The 1300 year old bridge features cantilever construction, and according to the story the designer got the idea from watching monkeys hold hands to cross the river. Saruhashi crosses a sm scenic gorge in the Katsura River, and in June and July the nearby hydrangea garden makes a lovely place for a stroll.

Video by Cathy Cawood
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