Ningyocho / Monzen-Nakacho / Kasai,Tokyo
Purported to be the most beautiful of all bridges on the Sumida River. Characterized by its elegant silhouette.
Kiyosu Bridge has been praised as the most beautiful of all bridges on the Sumida River. Modeled after a bridge over the Rhine in Cologne, Germany, it was completed in March 1928 following the Great Kanto Earthquake. In contrast to the muscular Eitai Bridge, this self-anchored suspension bridge has an elegant, feminine appearance. Illuminated In the evening, it has a beautiful, feminine form. The bridge connects Kiyosumicho in Fukagawa with Nihonbashi-nakasucho; its name is made of one kanji from each. Along with the Eitai and Kachidoki bridges, this one was designated an Important Cultural Property in June 2007. A seven-minute walk from Kiyosumi-shirakawa Station on the Hanzomon Subway Line.