“Ueno Sky Bridge” is a suspension bridge dedicated to pedestrians in Ueno Mura, Gumma Prefecture. The Ueno Sky Bridge, 225 meters long connecting “Kawawa nature parks” and “Forest of Mahoba”, is one of Japan’s leading suspension bridges. Also, from the Ueno Sky Bridge, which is 90 meters high, you can see the beautiful mountain scenery and village. It is a popular sightseeing spot where you can enjoy the feeling as if you are walking in the air.
“Ueno Sky Bridge” is a solid making, so it will rarely shake unless it passes by a large number of people. Also, the floor of Ueno Sky Bridge is basically made such that the bottom can not be seen, but there is a place that looks like a part of the net, so that you can see the underground from there.
On this bridge, directing “soap bubble” will be performed according to the time. The production of this soap bubble is done every 30 minutes from 10:00 to 15:30 on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays from April to November. Ueno village nature and soap bubble dancing are very fantastic sights. This fantastic and fairytale sight always fascinates many people.
The best time to see the autumn colors of “Ueno Sky Bridge” is from mid-October to late November. The magnificent natural scenery of Ueno village beautifully colored in the autumn color spreads under your eyes. It is unique to Ueno Sky Bridge that it is possible to overlook the autumn leaves that go on forever from above. Ueno Sky Bridge continued to be sucked into the autumnal leaves stained red like burning. In order to see this fantastic scenery unique to autumn, it is a spot to visit once.
The opening hours of “Ueno Sky Bridge” is from 8:30 to 17:15 from March to October and from 9:00 to 17:00 from November to February in winter. It is open all seven days a week. However, please keep in mind that it will not be possible to pass after the sun has fallen.
SkyBridge in Ueno-mura, Gumma prefecture is the huge suspension bridge of 225 m in full length, and 90 m of the maximum ground quantities completed in April, 1998. The tourist attractions are enriched around sky bridge like “the Kawawa nature parks” with the long slide and campground, “Forest of Mahoba” where the accommodations including the cottage, “the Fujido cave” etc. which is the limestone caves which are proud of the largest scale in Kanto area.
It is one of the greatest suspension bridge of 225 meters length only for a pedestrian. Beautiful woods and ravine spread under your view, and feeling which is taking a walk in the air can be experienced, enjoying the grand Nature of Ueno-mura fully.
100 yen is to be contributed as a toll of 1 round trip. But only by there being a box into which money is put, it is not necessarily forcing paying. However, it is cheap if you think that it is for environmental maintenance. The small paper which can push a commemorative stamp is also prepared for the box.
There is a little mechanism in this suspension bridge. When it is the appointed hour, soap bubbles come to fly from the installed soap bubbles machine. A bubble time is 15 minutes. The period in April – November is three times, 11:00, 13:00, and 15:00. It is performed every day in August, but in another month, it is performed only on Saturday, Sunday and holiday, and is cancelled on a day of the weather being bad.
According to the Ueno promotion public corporation which manages this bridge, the tourists who visit the bridge are about 40,000 people per year. The non-ordinary scenery of this whole place being connected with the bridge can be enjoyed as a “sky corridor”, and it is a sightseeing spot at which families can stay.
|Name:||Ueno Sky Bridge|
|Address:||Kawawa 665 Tanogun Uenomura, Gunma 370-1614 Japan|
|Access:||JR Takasaki-sen Line “Shinmachi-eki” Station (110 minutes by bus)|
Please refer the official web page.