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Two-tiered Bridge (Ni-ju Bashi)

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Address: 1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda 100-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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Impressive Bridge In An Impressive Place

The bridge leads into the Palace itslef and it cannot be accessed. It is an impressive old bridge and well worth a visit if you are at the Imperial Palace or Marunoucho

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Toronto
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When walking through the enormous park nearby, you happen upon this bridge. The appeal however is only had from a few vantage points. It is a unique piece of history as well as a subject of nearly every person who has access to a camera, so I won't post my pictures here as they would look the same the other... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bridge leads into the Palace itslef and it cannot be accessed. It is an impressive old bridge and well worth a visit if you are at the Imperial Palace or Marunoucho

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Nijuubashi is an important landmark on a visit to the Imperial Palace, Tokyo's iconic "crown jewel." A good shot when the light is right captures Fushimi Yagura in the backdrop, a surviving castle turret. When walking around the Imperial Palace, walk counter-clockwise, as the runners do. It is 5 kilometers to make one loop. It is about as nice a... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's worth stopping by so you can say you say the bridge but, after 2 seconds, you're done and you can move on.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I went to Tokyo on business in May and September 2016. Both times I stopped at Niju Bashi which is part of the Imperial Palace. You can come here after a visit to the Imperial Palace Gardens. This spot is a very famous place for taking photos as the bridge is very beautiful in all seasons. After you go here... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Lovely view, but the impressive photos are invariably a zoom in. Plus don't underestimate the walk from Tokyo train station, it took about 20 mins of solid walking. All in, a cute option if you have the time and a very different feel from other parts of the city (Shinjuku, Shibuya etc).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This bridge is beautiful, specially during the sunset. No need to enter the castle to enjoy this beautiful view on this historical landmark.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The bridge and the scenic view of the palace gate in the background is worth a visit if you are nearby. But I’ve found more interesting the organized Japanese tours coming and queuing for a group photo here. It is said that this is the nearest place to the Emperor form outside the Palace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This bridge leads to one of the entrances to the Imperial Palace with no public access but it is old and historic like most of the area around the Imperial Palace Moat. If you have time it is well worth it to walk around the moat and the palace and from the highest point you do get a good view... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a beautiful bridge leading to one of the gates to the Imperial Castle grounds. The access is blocked off and guarded. Still it was nice to approach the bridge without a large perimeter fence keeping people at a far distance.

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Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
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