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Kachidoki Bridge

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Address: | Tsukiji, Kachidoki, Chuo 104-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
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Kachidoki Bridge at night.

Not much you can say about a bridge. It is nice to see at night with all the lit up boats going underneath on the Sumida river. I do know it was once a draw bridge and when you... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Kevin_M_Tokyo
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Chuo, Japan
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 671 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This one is just at the back of Ginza and a typical steel bridge over the Sumida River just near the Tsukiji Market so if you are visiting the market go a few meters more to the river and bridge.If you have not sen the Sumida river then this is your opportunity.It is not special.

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Kawasaki, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

If you walk 15-20 minutes from Kabuki Theater, you will reach this bascule bridge(similar to Tower Brigde in London) and enjoy scenery of the Sumida River, part of Tsukiji Market and neibouring bridges. It was built in 1929 but the bridge movement was stopped in 1980.

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

In the 70's the Kachidoki bridge would open to allow tall ships to travel up the bay. For over 25 years now this has not been done and i am not sure if the motors and cables are intact. Kachidoki bridge is about a 12 minutes walk from Ginza 4-chome and connects Ginza to Harumi. On the Ginza side, just... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Travelled across this bridge while moving around Tokyo during our trip. There isn't anything special about it really although it was early morning and so the sun shone through the girders which would have made a nice architecture photo had we been able to stop

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Chuo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Not much you can say about a bridge. It is nice to see at night with all the lit up boats going underneath on the Sumida river. I do know it was once a draw bridge and when you walk across it moves in the middle. Also in one of the first Godzilla movies it was destroyed. Kevin

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MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

It's a bridge. It got us from one side to the other with a minimum of hassle and was quite willing to work in very early morning. Friendly enough but doesn't talk. Seriously is a fairly generic steel bridge. Don't go out of your way

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I wouldn't say the bridge is an architectural stunner but I do know that at one point the bridge was able to open.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

There are many bridges between asakusa and ginza. And like this one, i do not see anything special for a tourist to go there.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

As bridges go, it serves its primary function exquisitely, in particular the distance from the water is good. Lighting appears ample, although we did visit during the day. Many people (on foot, bicycle and motor vehicle seem to use this bridge to get across the river. We also saw some people running across and a Lamborghini driving across, which gave... More 

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

After shopping and dining in Ginza, an excellent choice in walking distance to relax and watch the Tokyo night skyline

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