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Harimaya Bridge

Harimayacho, Kochi 780-0822, Kochi Prefecture
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Nice story but nothing to look at...

The story about the bridge is a good one but making this an attraction is a little farfetched... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Kobe, Japan
nice tradition/ photo op

this little red bridge is right in the centre of town and it features in a folk song of a love... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
cape town
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24 Jun 2017
“nice tradition/ photo op”
2 May 2017
“Cute bridge, but busy area”
Harimayacho, Kochi 780-0822, Kochi Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

The story about the bridge is a good one but making this an attraction is a little farfetched. Nothing really to see, maybe snap a couple of photos but some nice restaurant in the area ! Try Fujiya a couple of blocks South-East for a...More

Thank Utantan
Reviewed 24 June 2017

this little red bridge is right in the centre of town and it features in a folk song of a love story about a monk from the Chikurin-ji temple who falls in love with a tinker's daughter

Thank CapeTownCapetown
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I thought it was a fun little sight, and it is easy to access. It is located on the arcade, so you don't need to make effort to find. Probably you need only a few minutes here, but photo is nice opportunity.

Thank Mariko_YM
Reviewed 29 March 2017

To appreciate this bridge one must read up a bit on the love story that supposedly took place in this spot. It is a classic wooden Japanese bridge that is worth including in your photos of Kochi. One bonus is the mechanical wall clock right...More

Thank Budjetsetter
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The bridge dates from 1603 but has been replaced a number of times. It is the site of a tragic love story of a Buddhist Priest breaking his vows of chastity and being banished - he was seen buying a hairpin for his lover at...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I spent less than 1 minute looking at the bridge. It is beside a shopping Arcade. On the way there for lunch. Not worth going just to visit it.

Thank Guan T
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Small imitation bridge. It may not be the destination, but located at convenient neighborhood. Good place to take trip photos.

Thank Eri O
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The bridge is actually a reconstruction, not the original. Thus it doesn't really "bridge" anything however, the have created a short canal to give it a bridge like appearance. It makes for a good foto opportunity though

Thank AhasverSaoPaulo
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Of all the red bridges I've seen in Japan this may be the least interesting ever. Still pretty but I wouldn't walk a city block to see it, just notice it in passing. Historically, it seems to be of some importance though we were trying...More

Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It is just a red bridge. Nothing more except that there is a story behind it. Located near big junction of 1,2 slot (pachinko..i think) and near Tosaden harimayabashi station. Direction: If you exited kochi station, it is on your right, before that pachinko junction...More

Thank hawa h
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