Yokohama Bay Bridge

Attraction Daikokufuto Tsurumi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 230-0054 Japan Published on: 27-02-2016

1 hour
08:30 AM
09:30 AM
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The Yokohama Bay Bridge in Japan, a steel cable-stayed bridge 2,820 feet (860 meters) long, was completed in 1985. Both levels carry six-lane highways.

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Why Yokohama Bay Bridge is special ?

Yokohama Bay Bridge is built as an important transportation route of the port physical distribution which connects Yokohama to Tokyo, and serves as a bridge of the two-layer type which connects this pastureland division to Daikoku Futo in Yokohama. By National Route 357, the upper levels also have PA by a metropolitan high-speed along the bay line, and a lower layer part has it in the Daikoku Futo side. From here, there is a promenade "Yokohama skywalk" along which he can walk under the bridge pier of Yokohama Bay Bridge, and it can see panoramas of 360 degrees, such as signs that the scenery and large vessel of a city area of Yokohama pass through the bottom of a bridge. Mt. Fuji can also be seen on a fine day.


Moreover, there is also a parking space in the lower layer part of Yokohama Bay Bridge, and it is known as a time-tested product of a date spot. Yokohama Bay Bridge is used also for many movies or the stage of television from the height of the notability.


Famous one is the "Godzilla VS Mosula", the "Godzilla Mosula king Gidola large monster all-out attack", "A Bout de Souffle Hay ! BROTHER", the "metropolitan quantity battle 01", series "criminal [ dangerous ]", etc


Source: http://www.ryoko.info/

What to explore at Yokohama Bay Bridge?

As you approach the Tokyo bay, nestled between the Miura peninsula, and the Chiba Peninsula, you can begin to feel the magnitude of the ocean commerce of this area of Japan. Cranes, power plants, large freight boats and more all come together in a complex industrial ecosystem to support the nearby residents of Tokyo, Chiba and Kanagawa, comprising a quarter of the Japanese population or more.

With such a grand and functional port area, there are bound to be equally impressive feats of engineering and architecture, and being on a boat, one of the most noticeable is the bridges that you pass under on the way to the harbor.

Source: http://www.deepjapan.org/

How to get to Yokohama Bay Bridge?

By bus

Akai Kutsu Bus is a sight seeing bus around Minatomirai, Chinatown and Motomachi. It runs every 20-30 minutes and looks like an old red bus. A ticket costs ¥100, and a 1 day pass costs ¥500

By boat

A "sea bus" [5] operates between JR Yokohama station (east exit), Minato Mirai and Yamashita Park, and is one of the nicest ways to get around on a sunny day. The fare is ¥340-700 depending on the distance.

By human powe

Velo taxis [6] are widely available within the harbor area, while rickshaws make their rounds within Chinatown.

On foot

Central Yokohama is comparatively compact and the Chinatown/Yamashita Park area is best explored on foot.

Source: http://wikitravel.org/

Selling points

  • Great Focal Point
  • Great engineering
  • Special art gallery
  • A beautiful sight to see
  • Excellent example of flexible bridge structure
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Duration
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Estimated
134.30 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
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Daikokufuto Tsurumi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 230-0054 Japan

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Nice view and place to move around for shopping, this place is full of restaurants, shops and malls with local and international brands

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