One of Japan’s Three Unusual Bridges

One of Japan’s Three Unusual Bridges

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Bridges

This beautiful painted wooden bridge stands at the entrance to Nikko Futarasan Jinja, which deifies Futarasan (Mt. Nantai). The bridge is 28 meters long, about 7.4 meters wide, and stands about 11 meters above the water’s surface. It is known as one of Japan’s three unusual bridges, alongside Suruhashi Bridge in Yamanashi Prefecture and Kintai Bridge in Yamaguchi Prefecture. It has been designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan and registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Highlights

  • One of Japan’s three unusual bridges
  • A beautiful red wooden bridge

Photos

  • Shinkyo Bridge, a red wooden bridge
  • Bridge-crossing entrance

Reviews

  • 貝寶瓜瓜哥

    超美的!!! 一生一定要去一次的景點
    跟家人朋友一起去 可以拍超多網美照(笑

    下次還會想再來~

Basic Information

Postal Code
321-1401
Address
Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko City, Tochigi
Telephone
0288-54-0535 (Nikko Futarasan Jinja)
Crossing Fee
Adults 300 yen, high school students 200 yen, elementary and junior high school students 100 yen
Closed
No holidays
Hours
April-November 8:00am-4:30pm, November-March 9:00am-3:30pm
※Subject to change
Access
About 5 minutes to the Shinkyo bus stop by World Heritage Sightseeing Bus (Tobu bus) from JR Nikko Line’s Nikko Station or Tobu Nikko Line’s Tobu Nikko Station, then a short walk from the stop
Official Website
Official Website (English)

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