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Irabu Bridge, Miyakojima
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Cross the ocean on Irabu Bridge, a bridge connecting the islands of Miyako and Irabu. Measuring 3,540 m (11,610 ft), the structure stands as one of the longest bridges in the world, and its island-hopping span has been impressively engineered, with construction starting in 2006 and taking nine years to complete. More convenient for locals than the ferries that used to cross the divide between the islands, the bridge still allows tourists to soak in the views at a pleasant pace. Speed limits on the bridge remain restricted, making it easier to admire the ocean, islands, and the bridge itself without holding up traffic. A viewing platform in the center provides a good place to snap some photos. Make Irabu Bridge part of your personalized Miyakojima itinerary using our Miyakojima holiday planner.
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  • Connecting bridge, unplugged in the middle of the bridge four years ago was touched obediently. It is the best driving course.
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  • It's a very recently constructed long bridge. Nothing all that interesting. Thought the best view was from the small parking area on the Irabu side where you get a good view of the 2 undulations in th...  more »
  • I want to cross this bridge, took part in the marathon race. View from the bridge was feeling nice, windy. (To run face do not.)
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