Enjoy the bridges of the pastel city

Enjoy the bridges of the pastel city

Koto City that waterways such as river or canal run in length and breadth. Bridge of 130 or more in big things and small things is built how in ward. "Tokyo Gate Bridge" with nickname of dinosaur bridge is famous, but, in addition, it is individual, and, "Kiyosubashi Bridge that "Eitai-bashi Bridge" of powerful form and light up are beautiful," there is bridge full of charm in Koto City still more. Do you not look for favorite "bridge" only for you?

List of sightseeing theme spots

1. Onagigawa River Clover-kyo Bridge (onagigawakurobakyo)

Onagigawa River Clover-kyo Bridge

Onagigawa River Clover-kyo Bridge bound 4 districts of Sarue, Ojima, Kitasuna, Ogibashi together at Onagigawa River and junction of the Yokojikken River, and significance as Landmark which could provide comfortable life and interchange of person and culture in community was planned as deep bridge. Completion is bridge for exclusive use of walker and bicycle in (1994) December in 1994. Four-leaf clover is drawn in the middle of bridge and is often used as location.

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2. Shin-ohashi Bridge (shinohashi)

Shin-ohashi Bridge

The name of Shin-ohashi Bridge comes from that it is bridge built over (1693) newly downstream in 1693 of Ryogokubashi called "Ohashi". Contemporary, aestheometry which we made use of straight line in is very beautiful, and current bridge (1977 (1977) bridging) is chosen with Kiyosubashi Bridge by one of "new Tokyo 100 view".

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3. Kiyosubashi Bridge

Kiyosubashi Bridge

Kiyosubashi Bridge was named because it connects Kiyosumi-cho in Fukagawa-ku and Nihonbashi Nakasu-cho. We finished large suspension bridge which was in Cologne City of Germany by reconstruction contracts after the Great Kanto Earthquake as model in (1928) in 1928, and silhouette which is elegant with feminine curve is impressive. It was designated as a National Important Cultural Property along with Eitai-bashi Bridge on June 18, 2007.

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4. Former Danjobashi Bridge

Former Danjobashi Bridge

This is the oldest iron bridge built by the Ministry of Engineering in 1868 at the requests of the Tokyo government. It is a national important cultural property. Originally, it was built in Chuo-ku but was moved to the east side of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine after the Great Kanto Earthquake and renamed the Hachiman Bridge. It is a small bridge, 15.2 m long and 2 m wide. However, it has the distinctive presence of an early Meiji bridge with a chrysanthemum crest and is precious in terms of bridge history.

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5. Sazanamibashi Bridge (sazanamibashi)

Sazanamibashi Bridge

Sazanamibashi Bridge was completed as access road to seaside part including "Tatsumi-no-mori Seaside Park" near JR Keiyo Line Shiomi Station in (1994) March in 1994. The appearance is unique curve and is very beautiful Landmark.

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6. Mannenbashi Bridge (mannembashi)

Mannenbashi Bridge

Mannenbashi Bridge was built over Sumida Kawaguchi of Onagigawa River, and it was known as famous place where Mount Fuji was seen neatly in the Edo era and was described in "mt. Fuji 36 view" of Hokusai or "famous place Edo 100 view" of Hiroshige. Current bridge was built over (1930) in 1930. Light up is started from (2009) in 2009 and colors night of Fukagawa as new landmark.

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7. Eitai-bashi Bridge

Eitai-bashi Bridge

Eitai-bashi Bridge is famous as the bridge Ako-roshi once crossed over and is now where portable shrines are carried over in line at the Fukagawa Hachiman Festival. The current bridge was built in 1926 as the first earthquake reconstruction project and is a simple, massive, arch-shaped bridge. On Jun. 18, 2007, it was designated as a National Important Cultural Property along with Kiyosubashi Bridge.

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8. Yumeno Ohashi Bridge

Yumeno Ohashi Bridge

Yumeno Ohashi Bridge connects Aomi and Ariake. It is a pedestrian bridge that spans approximately 60 m. It was built based on the concept of "liveliness of festivals." The uniquely shaped lighting fixtures are designed with images of firefighters' banners and garden lanterns. At center of the bridge, there are tiles depicting Edo sights and Edo culture on the Ariake side, and Tokyo sights and Tokyo culture on the Aomi side. On fine day, we can look at Mount Fuji.

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9. Tokyo Gate Bridge (toukyogetoburijji)

Tokyo Gate Bridge

It is bridge linking Chuo waterbreak outside reclaimed land to Wakasu, Koto-ku opened in (2012) February in 2012. Because silhouette is like dinosaur facing each other, it is also called another name "dinosaur bridge" and gains popularity as new famous spot of Koto City. We can appreciate light up of beautiful color that expressed the four seasons in Japan.

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10. Tatsumi Sakurabashi Bridge (stand we see and play Sakuraba)

Tatsumi Sakurabashi Bridge

We adopted bias-clad bridge form that there were few supporting beams from reason called modern design which harmonized with consideration to security of ship which operated Tatsumi canal and water gate in neighborhood and neighboring environment in the same way as "Yokohama Bay Bridge", and Tatsumi Sakurabashi Bridge was completed in (1996) March in 1996. We can hear boom that echo hung over when we clap hand under the central main tower of bridge.

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