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1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda 100-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning double bridges, one of intricate stone, one of lovely ironworks that mark the entrance to the Imperial Palace. It is possible to enter only on January 2nd and on the Emperors birthday, every other day a photo of the bridges from the other side...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

The two-arched Nijubasi bridge is the main entrance to the Imperial Palace. Its medieval look with decorative lanterns, openwork cast lattice attracts the attention of tourists from all over the world. However, this is only a stylization. The first wooden Nijubashi, built in 1614, was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed April 16, 2019

The photos show exactly what you will see, so there is not much more than that except for the many tour groups that buzz through like hordes of locusts taking selfies on the run. It's probably 20 minutes walk from here to The East Gardens...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ozteddy
Reviewed March 29, 2019

the bridge itself is nothing special, but the adjoining tree garden is beautiful and well maintained.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rmk5515
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Great location for pictures from several angles. If the timing is right, try to catch a full moon rising in the background.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wcshepherd2
Reviewed March 1, 2019

The two tiered Nijubashi bridge crosses the moat into the imperial palace. It is only accessible to the public on the Emperor's birthday on the 23rd December and the 2nd January.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

This is perhaps the best picture spot in Tokyo? A must stop to grab a picture for your memories. It can be very busy at times.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

You can’t visit the palace, but can only view it from the park. Still a beautiful place to see and a bit isolated from all of the traffic so it’s a peaceful spot.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ms971
Reviewed January 26, 2019

Nijû-bashi is also known as "double bridge" and is located within the Imperial Palace. The bridge forms access to the Imperial Palace and is in a picturesque settting. Great to take photos of with the Imperial Palace in the background.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed November 13, 2018

This in reality is the only view of the Imperial Palace by the general public and is a great sight when you get to the right spot for a photo.

Date of experience: October 2018
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