Nijubashi bridge is one in every of Japan’s well-known bridge positioned in Tokyo. Nijubashi means double bridge. It’s a bridge that is named collectively as Nijubashi, nonetheless, it consists of two bridges particularly Seimon Ishibashi and Seimon Tetsubashi. Seimon Ishibashi is the bridge that connects to the National Backyard. When these two bridges appeared upfront appears like one bridge therefore the title Nijubashi.
These bridges connect with the Imperial Palace the place the Seimon Ishibashi is a stone bridge and Seimon Tetsubashi is the iron bridge that’s constructed. Historical past is that the bridges have been constructed by Tokugawa Hidetada through the 17th Century. These bridges have been constructed with a secondary stage wood help system, which included the 2nd stage bridge.
The bridges have been constructed to be a path in direction of the palace they usually have been the primary entrance to the Tokyo Citadel. There was a wood bridge earlier than which was destroyed and made into an iron bridge within the yr 1888, once more reconstructed through the yr 1964. Additionally, one other bridge was torn right down to be made right into a now-famous stone bridge in 1887.
Nijubashi being the bridge which makes it direct contact to Tokyo Citadel (Imperial Palace) the bridge is opened solely throughout particular occasions when there are any official visits, and for residents, it’s opened throughout 2nd January and on 23rd December which is the Emperor’s official birthday.
The bridge is positioned in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo and to enter right here you possibly can take Metro and get down at Exit 6 of Nijubashi-Mae Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, or from Exit D2 of Otemachi Station on the Toei Mita Line.