Shinkyo Sacred Bridge(World Heritage)

A red-lacquered bridge across the Daiya-River. They say that Priest Shodo,      the founder of Nikko, first crossed the fast flowing river on the back of huge twisted serpents by the help of a god, Jinja-Daiou, in the 8th century. This was the legendary first bridge. The current bridge, originally built in the 17th century, dates back to 1902. The scene of the red arched bridge over a swift blue flow against greenwoods is picturesque!




Nikko Shinkyo Bridge V-2 29-6-23

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