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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 and a famous photo spot

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 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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San Francisco Bay Area (CA)
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

When we visited, the Palace was closed to visitors, so we walked around and found some nice places to take photos of the palace, moat and bridge. Next visit we will make sure we can get into the palace grounds.

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Yucca Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

We wanted to visit the palace and we seen this beautiful bridge out front. I took some great pictures. It is really pretty. Highly recommend checking it out. I recommended 3+ hours to check out the palace at the same time the garden is Gorgeous.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is one of the bridges over the moat of the Imperial Palace. It is an a very peaceful corner on the external part of the grounds of the Imperial Palace. Unfortunately it was closed the day we visited so we could not cross it to get another point of view. I apologize for my title but as I was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I asked my Japanese friends where the name “Ni-ju Bashi” came from. The stone bridge we could see in front of us had two arches, but was not a “two-tiered” bridge. When we went further, we could also see another bridge (iron bridge) behind (further up) the stone bridge. As we could see these two bridges together in two levels,... More 

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Having walked through the East Gardens we found this very popular stone bridge, which is popular with both tourists and the locals as well, if you get there when several tour buses are there you could have a long wait to get your pictures, so be prepared to hang around for a while, but worth waiting.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

Not many words to describe it: The Best Spot you will find for pictures in Edo Imperial Palace. The rest is just gardens (very beautiful indeed), turrets, walls and pits. Recommended as a must stop for photo enthusiasts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

If you go tomThe palace and find it not open on that day, his bridge offers e finest of photo opportunities for a souvenir view of the Imperial Palace.

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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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