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Nagasaki Megane Bridge

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Megane Bridge (眼鏡橋) is the first stone bridge ever built in Japan. It is located in Nagasaki prefecture. It was constructed in 1634 by the priest of Kofuku-ji temple. Megane means a pair of glasses. Because the shape of the bridge and the reflections on the water looks like man's glasses, people call it Megane bridge. It is registered as the national important cultural asset and still in use.

Tourist Info.
There is no parking.
There is restroom.

Access
0. at Nagasaki Station.
1. use the street train No.3 to Suwajinjamae.
2. change 4 or 5 to Nigiwaibashi station.
3. walk (5 min.)


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Nagasaki Megane Bridge
Megane Bridge is located in Nagasaki city, Nagasaki Prefecture. It is the oldest stone bridge in Japan. It was constrcuted in 1634 by the priest of Kofukuji temple. It is one of the symbol of Nagasaki and popular spots in Nagasaki. There are many heart shape stones around this bridge.

The size of the bridge
Length: 22m
width: 3.65m
Height: 5.46m