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JR Iwakuni Station is closest to Kintaikyo Bridge, a short taxi ride.
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In front of JR Iwakuni Station is a model of Kintaikyo.
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Even the roof of the local shopping street near Iwakuni Station has a Kintaikyo design.
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Kintaikyo Bridge manhole in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi
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Hiroshige's woodblock print of Kintaikyo Bridge from his "Famous Views of the 60 Provinces" series.
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Epicenter of the bomb that fell on Iwakuni during World War II. In front of JR Iwakuni Station.
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About Kintaikyo Bridge in English. Made of wood with five distinct arches, Kintai-kyo Bridge is one of Japan's three most famous bridges since the 17th century.
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The current Kintaikyo Bridge was reconstructed in Feb. 2004 after 3 years of work by Iwakuni carpenters using Edo-Period techniques and materials from all over Japan. It is slated to last for 50 years.
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Kintaikyo in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi
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Kintai-kyo Bridge, Yamaguchi
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Panoramic shot of the Kintaikyo Bridge area.
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Guide map to Kintaikyo area and how to get to Iwakuni Castle atop the mountain.
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Entrance to Kintai-kyo Bridge. Admission charged.
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Cherry blossoms at Kintaikyo is also famous.
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Kintaikyo is a popular destination for school trips. Kids snake over the arch bridges.
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Kintaikyo goes over the Nishiki River that goes to the Seto Inland Sea. 錦川
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Inside Shin-Iwakuni Station, a model of Kintaikyo Bridge.
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Model of Kintaikyo Bridge.
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Painting of Kintaikyo Bridge inside Shin-Iwakuni Station.
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Painting of Kintaikyo Bridge and cherry blossoms on the platform of Shin-Iwakuni Station.
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Shin-Iwakuni Station
     
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