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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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  • I went in early April. There is a bus from Iwakuni station. Cherry trees were very clean. Go across the bridge and Center is quite high and by the end (only bridge w) is down to see I was a little scared. And when they did wow the crowd. How is comfy is not car traffic bad bus timetables even at a time, come fill up. I'd better go early in the morning, at noon lined to the Iwakuni station bus stop was such a State, so really have spare time is (at this time).
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  • Heard recently, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom and the "ride". Panorama of the bridge and cherry blossoms, Iwakuni Castle was a Japanese picture-perfect scenery. I think I went 15:00 when I was arriving early was beautifully lit up at night. I felt kinda sorry for, not extraordinary car traffic.
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  • Day and night scenery went 2 times I went. Need to maintain the surprise was 300 yen is required to cross the kintai bridge, I thought. Many people did not take satisfactory photos are because of bad weather and dense fog, it is easy to navigate. I thought it is necessary from the kintai bridge Iwakuni buses the number is small because you always check timetable. When the thick fog for the Iwakuni Castle is I didn't. Riding long-awaited views it, and so I thought.
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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.