“HIGHLIGHTING Japan” is an official monthly online magazine to promote understanding of Japan for the people around the world, with variety of themes.
もっと知りたい、伝えたい。日本の’今’をアップデート ～ オンライン・マガジン HIGHLIGHTING JAPAN
#184 SEPTEMBER 2023BRIDGES OF JAPAN (PART 1)
Japan has a long history of building wooden bridges. In modern times, stones have also been used skillfully to build bridges. In this month's Highlighting Japan, we present various bridges built in traditional Japanese styles, sharing their history and telling their stories. Meanwhile, we also introduce bridges depicted in ukiyo-e art and unique Japanese perceptions of bridges.