Hoshi no Buranko

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Hoshi no Buranko (literally: swing of the stars) is a 280-meter-long giant suspension bridge, rising up to 50 meters above ground. It is the largest wooden-board pedestrian suspension bridge in the country, from which an absolutely overwhelming 360-degree view can be seen. Hoshi no Buranko is located inside Hoshida Park in Katano, Osaka, and on the way to the suspension bridge there is a rock climbing facility, rest areas and hiking trails. A recommended time to visit is late November to early December when the changing autumn leaves show their beautiful color.

Address
5019-1 Hoshida, Katano-shi, Osaka
Contact No.
+81-72-891-0110
Access
40-min walk from Keihan Kisaichi Station. Or 1 hr 10 min walk from JR Hoshida Station.
Opening Hours / Holidays
Suspension bridge: 9:15-17:00 (Dec-Feb 9:45-16:00)
Closed: Tuesdays (Always open during Apr, May, Oct, and Nov)
Official Website
http://www.osaka-midori.jp/mori/hoshida/index.html
Time Required
Half day
Admission fee
Free

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Stunning Panorama View from The Great Suspension Bridge

The giant suspension bridge that appears once you climb up the mountain is in itself truly an amazing view. It is absolutely thrilling to take a walk in the air on such a large bridge. The place is filled with fresh vegetation during spring, displays colors of the changing leaves during autumn and offers a different view of the great nature depending on the season.

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Observation Spot

Once you cross the bridge and walk towards "Yamabiko Hiroba (echo place)" for about 10 minutes, you will see signs leading to the observation spot. The view from this observation spot is a gorgeous panorama of the surrounding area of Hoshi no Buranko. Many hikers leave once they are satisfied with the thrill and view from the suspension bridge; however, make sure to visit this view point as it is something that should not be missed.

Source:shimanto / PIXTA

Hiking Trails

The way to the giant suspension bridge is made into a hiking trail and visitors can experience the greatness of nature of this 105 hectare forest park. There is an observation deck on the other side of the bridge with a view of mountains and the city that is well worth seeing.

Source:おいしすぐる

Climbing Wall Suitable even for Beginners

On the way to Hoshi no Buranko, there is an impactful climbing wall for rock climbing. It was used for the national sports festival in 1997 and is a lively place with many visitors coming from all over the Kansai region. Beginner zones and tutorials are available.

Hoshi no Buranko

Hoshi no Buranko (literally: swing of the stars) is a 280-meter-long giant suspension bridge, rising up to 50 meters above ground. It is the largest wooden-board pedestrian suspension bridge in the country, from which an absolutely overwhelming 360-degree view can be seen. Hoshi no Buranko is located inside Hoshida Park in Katano, Osaka, and on the way to the suspension bridge there is a rock climbing facility, rest areas and hiking trails. A recommended time to visit is late November to early December when the changing autumn leaves show their beautiful color.

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Stunning Panorama View from The Great Suspension Bridge

The giant suspension bridge that appears once you climb up the mountain is in itself truly an amazing view. It is absolutely thrilling to take a walk in the air on such a large bridge. The place is filled with fresh vegetation during spring, displays colors of the changing leaves during autumn and offers a different view of the great nature depending on the season.

Source:shimanto / PIXTA

Observation Spot

Once you cross the bridge and walk towards "Yamabiko Hiroba (echo place)" for about 10 minutes, you will see signs leading to the observation spot. The view from this observation spot is a gorgeous panorama of the surrounding area of Hoshi no Buranko. Many hikers leave once they are satisfied with the thrill and view from the suspension bridge; however, make sure to visit this view point as it is something that should not be missed.

Source:shimanto / PIXTA

Hiking Trails

The way to the giant suspension bridge is made into a hiking trail and visitors can experience the greatness of nature of this 105 hectare forest park. There is an observation deck on the other side of the bridge with a view of mountains and the city that is well worth seeing.

Source:おいしすぐる

Climbing Wall Suitable even for Beginners

On the way to Hoshi no Buranko, there is an impactful climbing wall for rock climbing. It was used for the national sports festival in 1997 and is a lively place with many visitors coming from all over the Kansai region. Beginner zones and tutorials are available.

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