Nihonbashi is located in the Chuo-ku area of Northern Tokyo. The bridge is known for the country's important cultrural asset and the symbol of Nihonbashi. The first bridge was constructed in the Edo period and was the starting point of Gokaido that linked Edo to various parts. The appearance remain extant today by Utagawa Hiroshige's work and also Ukiyo-e. The recent bridge that is built is in its 20th generation after all the renovations. Even though 400 years have passed after the first construction, the bridge is loved by people as an important bridge that weave history in this region. You should also pay attention to the delicate decorations on the bridge. At the entrance of the bridge you can see the magnificent statue of a lion that carries the enblem of Tokyo. In the center of the bridge by the lantern, there is also a statue of a Qilin wishing for prosperity. This is a place you must visit when visiting the Nihonbashi area.
〒103-0027 1-1-1 Nihonbashi Chuo-Ku Tokyo
FromTokyo Metro Ginza Line/Hanzomon Line
Mitsukoshi Mae Station Exit B6 (3 minute walk)
FromTozai Line/Toei Asakusa Line
Nihonbashi Station Exit B12 (5 minute walk)