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Japanese History

What does Umayabashi mean?

Umayabashi is not the most famous bridge in Tōkyō by a long shot, but it does have an interesting story and etymology.

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Japanese History

Nijubashi – Tokyo’s Most Famous Bridge

Today we’ll look at a case of mistaken identity! The so-called “Double Bridge” that isn’t actually a “double bridge.” If you’ve ever been to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo or looked at a Tokyo guidebook, you’ve seen this bridge.