Category Archives: Iwakuni

The Kintai-kyo or “Brocade Sash Bridge”, has been Iwakuni’s most distinguished landmark and a subject of admiration for hundreds of years. The 210m long bridge spans the Nishiki river and was originally built in 1673 under daimyo Kikkawa Hiroyoshi, without using a single nail. It was swept away by floods caused by Typhoon Kezia in […]

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