5 places for bungee jumping in Japan

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Have you ever experienced bungee jumping? Whether or not you should try it in Japan. In the land of the rising sun you will find spectacular places and beautiful nature to practice bungee jumping. Even if you don't have the courage, it's fun to see people jumping! In this article we have separated some famous places to take your breath away.

竜神大吊橋 / Ryujin Bridge

The Ryujin bridge is located in Ibaraki. The height of the bridge is about 100 meters (328 feet). This is the highest bungee jump for you to try in Japan. The natural scenery around the bridge is spectacular.

Address: 2133-6 Keganochō, Hitachiōta-shi, Ibaraki-ken, Japan 313-0351

五木村 / Itsuki Village

Itsuki village is located on the island of Kumamoto, Kyushu.

Address: 2672-8 Kou, Itsuki-mura, Kuma-gun, Kumamoto-ken, Japan 868-0201

猿ヶ京 / Saruga-Kyo

Saruga-kyo is located in Gunma Prefecture, and is accessible from Tokyo by train or car. Its height is about 62m (102 feet). There are some onsen (hot springs) on site, so you can enjoy the onsen and then jump.

Address: 1781 Aimata, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma-ken, 379-1404

みなかみ / Minakami

Minakami is also in Gunma. Minakami has a great nature. It is very close to Saruga-kyo, so you can try to skip 2 in one day. You can also go rafting (descent on rapids using inflatable boats).

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開運 / Kaiun

Kaiun is the only bungee jumping spot in the Kansai area (near Osaka). The name Kaiun (開運) means “open luck”, so some people practice bungee jumping there to throw bad luck away.

 

Address: 2280 1, i Center, Shigisan, Heiguri-cho, Ikoma-gun, Nara-ken 636-0923

Source: bungyjapan and wasabi