An astounding feat of engineering, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge holds the title of the longest suspension bridge in the world, spanning an incredible 3.9 km (2.4 mi). The product of 2 million workers and 10 years of work, the bridge was completed in 1998, using enough steel cable to circumnavigate the globe a mind-boggling seven times. On the Kobe side of the bridge, consider stopping by the Bridge Exhibition Center for extensive and well-presented information about the structure's design and construction. If you're feeling somewhat brave, take an elevator to the "Maiko Marine Promenade," affording views from 50 m (164 ft) up, below the main platform of the bridge. You can take a far more in-depth guided tour of the bridge if you're a real enthusiast, but bear in mind that this requires an advanced reservation. Plan to visit Akashi Kaikyo Bridge during your Hyogo Prefecture vacation using our convenient Hyogo Prefecture trip itinerary maker website .
Tours to Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Kyoto BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $182
Duration: 9 hours
World Heritage of Himeji Castle and Akashi Kaikyo Bridge walking tour from Osaka BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $164
Duration: 8 hours
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Reviews
先日わがやは車で明石市に向かっていて、高速道路を間違えて名谷から直接明石海峡大橋を通り淡路島まで抜けてしまいました！ 垂水の辺りで明石方面に降りられるかと思ったのですが、降りられませんね。 思いがけず大橋を往復してしまうことになりましたが、みなさまどうぞお気を付け下さい。 料金はかかってしまいましたが、素晴らしい眺めを堪能し、また淡路島でゆっくりしたいなあ、という気持ちになりました。 遠くから見る... more »The other day, I was driving to Akashi City, and I made a mistake on the highway and passed directly from Meaya to Awaji Island through the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge! I thought I could get off in the direction of Akashi around Tarumi, but I can't get off. I was unexpectedly going back and forth around the bridge, but please be careful. It cost a lot of money, but I felt that I wanted to enjoy the wonderful view and relax in Awaji Island again. I think that it is good to see from a distance, and to cross it. It is also highly recommended to have tea at Starbucks in the PA where we crossed!
観光地だと思います。お客も少なく ユックリ壮大な景観が満喫できます。平日は250円 高くはないと。トイレも 全て きれいに掃除されていてとってもよかったです。オススメ。 more »I think it's a tourist destination. There are few guests, and you can enjoy the magnificent scenery of Yukkuri. It's not 250 yen high on weekdays. All the toilets were clean and very nice. Recommended.
You can enter the bridge and see a magnificent works of art from a truss bridge. Also, they provide food and beverages for you to buy inside
I am very impressed by the size of this bridge. It is so big that you have to see it in person to believe that it exists. Very nice.
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