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Bandai Bridge, Niigata
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After having undergone three incarnations since the Meiji period, today's version of Bandai Bridge dates from 1929 and stands as a symbol of Niigata both for its Showa architecture and historical importance. As the first bridge across the Shinano River, it brought about greater commerce between communities on the opposite banks. After the destruction of the first two wooden versions, the third features a reinforced concrete design. (A nearby shopping district displays materials from the first two in an underground passage.) Embark on a boat tour along the river, or simply find a nice place on the banks to sit down on the grace under Japanese cherry blossoms and enjoy the view. With our custom trip planner, Niigata attractions like Bandai Bridge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Wants right atrium at the Gingko from Jr Niigata station and walk, you will see the bridge ahead. Enjoy a beautiful arch turned aside and look. I would do better to look calm down already cold even in just 11 months early, on a sunny day in the morning.
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  • It is on the Shinano River arch bridge. It is a symbol of Niigata City. And go to the observation deck of the Toki Messe, better views overall. Lit up at night is beautiful.
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  • Beautiful arched bridge design is simple, but the staff came to Niigata. Views from both sides of the River are in the Park, so it is recommended.
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  • Summer night atmosphere here is amazing! Stall of food, drink and great background music.
  • Well, it s a beautiful bridge with some small god bar close to it.
  • Bandai bridge symbol of Niigata 0/2004 designated important cultural assets in the country, the third. First and second generation 2 is a wooden bridge, as dishwasher 5 channel current was as part of the bridge. Imagine that I was standing there at the time how River has a long bridge, can be realized. It was about three times the current length.
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  • It is one of the bridges is the historical take on the Shinano River. Early spring is decorated with the world such as Tulip, crowded with Niigata Festival Fireworks, Folksong dances in the summer. Visitors from places far away from crossing the bridge because the unusual construction method of arch type.
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  • It is a history continuous arch bridge. Water from the water bus services.
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