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Kintai Bridge, Iwakuni

(4.4/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Traverse the five arches of Kintai Bridge, a historic wooden bridge that crosses the Nishiki River. The scenic bridge has been restored several times since its construction in 1673, but still retains its continuous arch shape and exhibits intricate wooden craftsmanship and details. Walk across the pedestrian-only bridge and stop along the way to enjoy the view of the river, overlooked by the towering Mount Yokoyama and Iwakuni castle perched on its top. Use our Iwakuni itinerary maker to visit Kintai Bridge on your trip to Iwakuni, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The beauty of its famous wooden arched bridge was built without any nails. Was truly spectacular, the traffic is a little more of a high hurdle. Over a short length, and undoubtedly with the contents of your wallet. However entering and impressed by the dignified and sturdy.
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  • Incidentally, the impressive wooden form to visit the bridge this bridge, blending harmoniously with the secluded village atmosphere and impressive. I haven't seen enough to feel a direct crossing had reopened. Admission and use the cable car across this province at the top of the mountain can go here.
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  • Muggy rainy season at Iwakuni, moreover it is raining. Tourists are sparse in early in the morning on weekdays. Are include moldings, spectacular water vapor rising from the surface of the river. The kintai bridge costs 300 yen. Kintai bridge from the river is nicer than on the bridge painting, was a bridge.
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  • The scene was absolutely breathtaking beauty there. I thought I had been refreshed by that stunning view. If you're interested in historical things of Japanese, I have no doubt that Kintai Bridge is the best spot.
  • If you are in Iwakuni, you need to take a day and see the Kentai Bridge and Castle. Bring a camera because there is a lot to take pictures of. Start at the base of the Kentai bridge and purchase the ticket that allows you to cross the Kentai bridge, then I would suggest getting some ice cream before walking through the gardens and see the water fountains in the park. Then make your way twards the trolly and catch a ride to the top of the Mountain to see the Kentai Castle and Enjoy the view!
  • This is a beautiful historic wooden bridge with a unique shape in a picturesque location. If you love taking photographs or just simply want an amazing snapshot to commemorate your time in Iwakuni then I recommend swinging by. The river, the mountains and the beautiful bridge makes a great flammable memory. I recommend the area during sakura season or when there is a nice covering of snow, but any clear day is worth your while.
  • Beautiful place to visit anytime of the year. Especially during their cherry blossom festival. The trees are filled with pink cherry blossoms that make the place even more beautiful. Careful, summers are pretty hot ^_^
  • Worth the trip from Hiroshima Central. Can be combined as a day trip with the wondrous Otorii at Miyajima.