All Bridges

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    Rainbow Bridge

    Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Tokyo Port, on the northernmost part of Tokyo Bay, connecting the Shibaura Wharf and the new waterfront development area, known as Odaiba. Rainbow Bridge is an elegant looking bridge and features in many day and night time pictures of Tokyo. The bridge Read more [...]

  • Kanmon Bridge

    Kanmon Bridge is the toll road bridge which crosses the Kanmon Strait, the narrow body of water between the islands of Honshu and Kyushu. Kanmon Bridge starts in Moji Ward Kitakyushu on the island of Honshu to the island of Kyushu.

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    Aioi Bridge

    Aioi Bridge originally had a third span which went from the centre of the main span across to what is now the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. This formed a distinctive T shaped bridge and was the target point for the atomic bomb.

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    Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

    Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is the massive bridge which joins the islands of Honshu and Awaji together. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge was completed in 1988 and is currently (May 2013) the world record hold for the bridge with the longest central span at 1,991m. The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge has a total length Read more [...]

  • Tsujun Bridge

    Tsujun Bridge, in Yamato Kumamoto Prefecture, is the largest stone aqueduct in Japan. Tsujun Bridge, completed in 1854, is 84m long with an arch that spans 27.3m.

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    Uji Bridge

    Uji Bridge is the main bridge that crosses the Uji River in the city of Uji (Kyoto Prefecture). Uji River was of great strategic importance in the past as it was a significant physical barrier to armies.

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    Togetsukyo Bridge

    Togetsukyo Bridge, also known as the Moon Crossing Bridge, is a famous picturesque bridge over Oi River in Arashiyama on the western outskirts of Kyoto. Togetsukyo Bridge obtained its alternative name, Moon Crossing Bridge, after Emperor Kameyama stated that the bridge appeared to stretch to the moon. The current Togetsukyo Read more [...]

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    Megane Bridge

    Megane Bridge is the oldest stone arch bridge in Japan. Megane Bridge known as Meganebashi or Spectacles Bridge, was built in Nagasaki in 1634 by the Chinese monk Mozi of Kofukuji Temple.