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Spectacles Bridge (Meganebashi)

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“koi fish”(4 reviews)
From afar, this beautiful old stone bridge, with its arches reflected in the water, resembles a pair of glasses.
Uonomachi, Nagasaki 50-0874, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-826-9407
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Reviewed yesterday

was pretty, but ultimately just a bridge. had a pretty good reflection in the water which made for a good photo, but I could find little on the history or anything of it.

Thank lpincher94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the most famous of all bridges across Nagajima-gawa the river running through Nagasaki. Depending on the water level in the river itself the overall view of this particular bridge looks like a spectacle, thence the name. It is not the only interesting bridge down...More

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bridge is a stone arch bridge very common all over Europe. On the river there are some further 'single eyed' bridges which are nothing special either.

Thank blijdest
Reviewed 4 October 2018

very well named bridge. Nice bridge to visit and have a photo taken. Not far from major tourist routes and a nice walk along the canel

Thank lloydsaway
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It is a place to visit if you got some time to kill. It is a Canal that har several bridges aftet each other. Some old and some new. There are some nice cafées and restaurants along the canal

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

A simple bridge over the river. Tide was out so no reflections. There are no shortage of these bridges in the UK. Highly significant bridge for Nagasaki. Good models of how they made them in the Museum of History and Culture. Headed through up to...More

Thank PeterCosby_Leicester
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It was first built in the 17th century, and then restored in 2980s due to the damage from flooding. When reflecting the circles, it looks like a pair of glasses.

Thank Tosh S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

If you catch the bridge with it’s reflection it does look l8e spectacles. It’s possible to walk down to the waters edge, and see the fish. Look out for the ice cream sellers nearby.

Thank ExiledDonkey
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Meganebashi means in Japanese translation of the Ocular bridge. Its name comes from the" glasses " formed by two arches of the bridge and their reflection in the water. We did not see the reflection, because we looked at it in the evening. Meganebashi was...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Hydrangea is the city flower. Flower boxes were lined up along the river bank and many people came to view them.There was an ice cream cart for this occasion and the soft serve ice creams were rose shaped; very pretty and eaten quickly on a...More

Thank stella w
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