Nishi Iya attractions

Landmark in Nishi Iya

Peeing Boy Statue

The Iya Valley's famous statue of a boy peeing into the gorge is turning 50! Put in place in 1968, 'Peeing Boy' has been photographed urinating into the valley far below by countless visitors. This is supposedly wha…
Bridge in Nishi Iya


This remarkable vine bridge is one of only three left in the valley – the other two are further east in Higashi Iya. Unfortunately this one has been totally overshadowed by a monstrous bus and car parking area, plus…