Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Tower Top Experience

A panoramic view from the world’s longest suspension bridge

Bridge Tower Top Experience

The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge connects Kobe City in Hyogo Prefecture with Awaji Island. The bridge is the world's longest suspension bridge with 3,911 meters at full length and 1,991 meters distance between the two main towers. The main towers that support the wires that suspend the bridge body are 300 meters high! The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge World Tour provides a breathtaking panoramic view from high above.

Highlights

  • Unforgettable view from the top of the 300-meter-high tower.
  • After the tour, you will receive a certificate. Don’t forget to take a picture with it with the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in the background.
  • The bridge lights up brilliantly at night. The illumination changes in rainbow colors at the hour and in jeweled colors at the half hour.

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Photos

  • The registration takes place on the 2nd floor in the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Exhibition Center
(a 310-yen entrance fee for adults is included in the tour price).

    The registration takes place on the 2nd floor in the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Exhibition Center (a 310-yen entrance fee for adults is included in the tour price).

  • Secure straps for your belongings and wear a helmet at the orientation.

    Secure straps for your belongings and wear a helmet at the orientation.

  • Head to Maiko Marine Promenade (250 yen on weekdays or 300 yen on weekends and holidays for adults, included in the tour price).

    Head to Maiko Marine Promenade (250 yen on weekdays or 300 yen on weekends and holidays for adults, included in the tour price).

  • The guide’s stories gave us a great insight into the bridge’s construction.

    The guide’s stories gave us a great insight into the bridge’s construction.

  • The wide maintenance path with grid bottom. We walked in the center for safety reasons.

    The wide maintenance path with grid bottom. We walked in the center for safety reasons.

  • On the return, we walked back through the more thrilling narrow passageway.

    On the return, we walked back through the more thrilling narrow passageway.

  • All tour participants could not help being awe-struck by the view as they arrived at the tower top 300 meters above sea level.

    All tour participants could not help being awe-struck by the view as they arrived at the tower top 300 meters above sea level.

  • The beautiful panoramic view to the Honshu site. Check out the continuous cityscape from Kobe to Akashi.

    The beautiful panoramic view to the Honshu site. Check out the continuous cityscape from Kobe to Akashi.

  • Illuminated Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in rainbow colors. (Photo credits: Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Company)

    Illuminated Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in rainbow colors. (Photo credits: Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Company)

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Details

Tour name
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge tower top experience
Facility name
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Exhibition Center
Postal Code
655-0047
Address
4-114 Higashimaikocho, Tarumi-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture (the meeting point)
Telephone
078-291-1033
Tour time and day
Morning tour (9:30am~), afternoon tour (1:30 pm~).
※Please check the details on the official website.
Closed
Monday to Wednesday. Dec 1st to March 31st.
Payment
Cash only
Fee
3,100 yen(in 2020)
Available group size
Morning tour 48 persons, afternoon tour 48 persons
Available foreign language
English, Chinese (Simplified Chinese), Korean
Note
Regarding the implementation of the experience tour in 2021, Please check at the following website.
Official site
Official site