Megane Bridge, Nagasaki

3.3
Strolling along Nakashima River you’ll encounter an array of scenic stone bridges, one of which is Megane Bridge, named for the reflection of its arches in the water, resembling a pair of eyeglasses. One of the oldest stone arch bridges in Japan, it was built in 1634 by a monk and is deemed an Important Cultural Property. On a pleasant riverside walk, stop by and admire the famous bridge, or take a postcard-like photograph of the spectacled reflection if the water is still. Add Megane Bridge to your Nagasaki travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Nagasaki trip builder app.
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  • It is what it is, a double arched bridge that reflects in the water. If you are close it is fun to see but I wouldn't pass up something more interesting to go out of the way.  more »
  • To be honest I was more impressed with other bridges over the river, of which I saw a few. Because at first I was looking for it but then I gave up but still found it due to walking in the wrong...  more »

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