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Kintai Bridge

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Address: 1 Iwakuni, Iwakuni 741-0062, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Very cool history, short visit!

Was in mainland Japan for work and got to go to the Kintai Bridge for roughly an hour. Plenty of vendors in the parking area and up on the street on both sides of the bridge. You... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was in mainland Japan for work and got to go to the Kintai Bridge for roughly an hour. Plenty of vendors in the parking area and up on the street on both sides of the bridge. You have to pay a few dollars to cross the bridge but there are plenty of views to get good angled pictures of the... More 

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Iwakuni, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Many things to see and do besides the Bridge. The Iwakuni Castle is on top of the hill, a nice walk up the roadway. Flower Gardens, Waterways with carb fish, turtles and ducks.

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Thank gilmorewa
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The iconic bridge of Iwakuni. Once arriving by bus from shin-iwakuni station, the bridge is the first thing you will see. Unique and quaint with families relaxing and older men fishing. If you are visiting the place, buy the ticket which consists of 1) to cross and come back to the bridge, 2) cable car to n fro, 3) castle... More 

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Thank Ernest_Ee_sg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Such a beauty! You cannot take your eyes off this bridge as soon as you set your eyes on it after you get off the bus. It is unlike any other bridges you have seen in the past, there is something very charming about the continuous circular shape. Check out the combination ticket of the bridge admission + cable car... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I'm sure this is the most beautiful wooden bridge of the world.Not only watching it but you can also step on and cross the river.Don' t forget to go to the river bank and look up the bridge from below. Watch out when descending the bridge because the arch is quite steep.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

If you're planning a day trip to Itsukushima Shrine then think about adding on a visit to Kintai bridge in Iwakuni, definitely worth it. It's a half hr train ride from Miyajimaguchi station and then a 20 minute bus ride to the bridge from Iwakuni station. As well as the bridge there is a ropeway and reconstructed castle on a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

beautiful view. spends about 2 hours from Miyajima, that's only if you arrive at the bridge relax a bit, shoot some photo and ride back.Train ride from Miyajima (Local) is about 40-60 mins. The bus ticket is JPY 300/person one ride for about 15-25 mins ride (include waiting for schedule bus).

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Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The Kintai Bridge is pretty, but if it is really worth a visit to Iwakuni... maybe if you have seen everything in Hiroshima and Miyajima. The fact that you have to pay a small fee to walk over the bridge is a bit weird as well. I understand it is costly to maintain this bridge, but it feel weird to... More 

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Thank Hans S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The bridge is uniquely designed and located in a peaceful and historic area of Japan. It is definitely worth a seeing if you are nearby. Our visit was very relaxing and enjoyable. The whole area is beautiful, so be sure to bring your camera. The architecture is very impressive and it was a lovely experience to walk along the bridge... More 

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Iwakuni, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place to sightsee, enjoy the calm environment, and the cold ice cream. The trip cannot be complete until you use the sky tram to Iwakuni Castle for a wonderful view.

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