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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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Cross over to see if " a more humane Mikado never did in Japan exist"

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Fredericton, Canada
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Yucca Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars 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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Melbourne, Vic. Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

This bridge is in a beatiful area and you can get a good photo here. Stop by when walking in national gardens.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Just a bridge with a lovely view. This place is located very close to the imperial palace and worth a photo stop.

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Port Perry, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

If you want to get a great picture without going into the grounds, then this is the picture you want to take. You can get to this from the streets surrounding the Imperial Palace.

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Tsuchiura, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

There were many foreigners, less Japanese. The true Ni-ju Bashi is over a front bridge, that is made of steel. It was clear weather in winter, so a bridge is very beautiful. I reccommend it as one of the scenic points around the imperial palace. It takes 15 minutes walk from Ni-ju bashi mae station Chiyoda line.

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