Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Hyogo Prefecture

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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 .
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  • 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!
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  • 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.
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  • 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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