Skip to main content
Miyagawa Ochiai Bus Stop View Photos

Miyagawa Ochiai Bus Stop


As bus stops in Japan go, this might be one of the more famous ones. Looking like something from a Ghibli film, this bus stop beside the Miyagawa River is allegedly known to inspire a similar location in the anime movie, Your Name (君の名は).

Since 2015, the bus stop is no longer served by local buses, but the bus shelter remains and can still be visited. Its riverside location makes for several photo opportunities.

Essential Information


Take a JR Tamayama Line train bound for Toyama from Hida-Furukawa Station and alight at Tsunogawa Station (after about 13 minutes). It’s then a 5-minute walk, crossing the Miyagawa River via Kawai Bridge. Please be careful of the trains.

If taking a rental car or taxi, it is about a 20-minute drive north of Hida-Furukawa Station.

Location & Surroundings

You might also like

  • Fujinami Hatcho Footpath

    Fujinami Hatcho Footpath

  • Hida Local Experience

    Hida Local Experience

  • Kamioka Town Walking Guide

    Kamioka Town Walking Guide

Read next

A Movement in the Making: Getting Crafty in Hida

A Movement in the Making: Getting Crafty in Hida

FabCafe’s concept of bringing tools and community together as one is no longer necessarily cutting edge, with 3D printing certainly more commonplace than it once was. But to see it take shape in Hida Furukawa—the very epitome of craft heritage steeped in woodworking history&mdash...

Exploring Space in Hida

Exploring Space in Hida

KamiokaLab is a fascinating space science museum situated in the charming town of Kamioka in Gifu Prefecture. In fact, the town of Kamioka is dedicated to the major research of the universe and elementary particles, in particular the enigmatic "neutrino." KamiokaLab is a center introduc...