Spectacles Bridge (Meganebashi), Nagasaki
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Strolling along Nakashima River you’ll encounter an array of scenic stone bridges, one of which is Spectacles Bridge (Meganebashi), named for the reflection of its arches in the water, resembling a pair of eyeglasses. One of the oldest stone arch bridges in Japan, it was built in 1634 by a monk and is deemed an Important Cultural Property. On a pleasant riverside walk, stop by and admire the famous bridge, or take a postcard-like photograph of the spectacled reflection if the water is still. Put Spectacles Bridge (Meganebashi) and other Nagasaki attractions into our Nagasaki tourist route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It's just the pretty view of a two arch bridge and it only looks like spectacles (eyeglasses) when there are no ripples on the river to spoil the reflection, so avoid breezy days if possible. Especial...  more »
  • Nagasaki kunchi Chino went on. I think where tourists can breath Nakashima River carp in most dance town is seen to be. If a reasonable Cafe would be good.
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  • The legs have to go this far, let one bus route to city centre. A little unique bridge. Show Oh wait if you are going out for Ken Castella sounding somewhere else, unless it's recommended sightseeing. Of course it would be nice to stop by having lots of free time. I do not know why the jury is still out as to whether the spots.
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  • Nice historical place -- an ancient bridge across a quiet stream in the city centre. A lot of tourist, both local and overseas, come here to take pictures.
  • Really beautiful place and visiting megane Bridge on a hot day was really relieving
  • Unique area. Very historical. Worth going.
  • Cool attraction in Nagasaki. Would recommend seeing this if you are in town.
  • Interesting for a quick visit. Don't expect anything grand.