With the official start of summer coming up in just a few weeks, many people are looking forward to road trips. Japan is no exception, especially since it is particularly rich in picturesque roads.
From ocean and lake views to mountain paths and everything in between, the island nation is blessed with gorgeous drives providing visual enjoyment all year long.
Six most scenic summer drives
Here are six of some of the most scenic drives perfect for the summer months, according to the global leader in tires and rubber, Bridgestone Corporation.
Tsunoshima Bridge, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Reproduced with permission from © Bridgestone Corp.
When it comes to spectacular scenic drives, Tsunoshima Bridge (角島大橋 Tsunoshima-Ōhashi) is a must. Located at the northwestern tip of Yamaguchi Prefecture, the second-longest bridge in Japan (1,780 meters) offers an exhilarating ride across white sandy beaches and emerald green waters.
Crossing this bridge will give you a special feeling as if you’re driving on the sea.
For more scenic drives in the Chūgoku area, see Bridgestone’s official blog here.
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