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Kintai Bridge, Iwakuni

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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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  • Nice piece of ancient Japanese engineering, the 5-arches wooden bridge sits on large stone pillars, oversized to resist to the violent floods of the Nishiki River. Good spot for some interesting photo...  more »
  • Originally built to withstand constant flooding of the Nishiki River, the bridge's 1673 engineering was so sound that apart from introducing nails for its 1953 rebuild, it met modern standards without...  more »
  • Stunning scenery. Peaceful atmosphere. Memorable experience. I visited Kintai Bridge during the chilly winter in January 2017. Although 1++ hours was required to reach the location, the time spent on ...  more »
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  • This bridge is one of the most famous landmarks of Japan. Bridge crossing fee apply ¥300 or ¥150. After crossing bridge you can walk thru beautiful gardens full of flowers. From the garden also access to cable railway which bring you on the top of the hill where is the castle. Recommended to come early morning before its gets too busy.
  • One if the three most fabulous bridges in Japan. All the bridge was built by wood, no nails and screws. Enjoy the grilled fish here.
  • Nice place good view and soo naturaly...im so happy was there ...i hope some day will come again kintai kyo bridge
  • Good views on the bridge and also near it. There is a fee to cross the bridge though and it covers a return trip.
  • Nice place to visit, stunning view of the uniquely designed bridge and surrounding places are nice to visit too!