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Spectacles Bridge (Meganebashi)

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From afar, this beautiful old stone bridge, with its arches reflected in the water, resembles a pair of glasses.
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Uonomachi, Nagasaki 50-0874, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see attraction. I prefer to visit it at night when there are no tourists. I felt the lanterns strung around it -it being close to lunar new year - detracted from its beauty. A very good traditional Japanese restaurant is just...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bornean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rare occasion when the reflection of a bridge is seems so clearly that if creations and illusion of a pair of spectacles, hence the name. Some says it looks like John Lennon’s glasses. You can walk into the stepping stones on the shallow river to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Pretty, and it's in a nice little neighborhood that has great food and cafes! We had lovely pancakes here :)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

It’s great to follow the river and gaze upon these stone built structures. This a lovely bridge which brings it fair share of tourists and locals.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Visited on a dull day which. did not show the bridge at its best but quite good enough - a must to visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank investigator2
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

I don't find this bridge any special except to find the heart-shaped stone at the side of the bridge. I saw some people taking nice and interesting photos with this bridge. But I personally felt that you can skip this if you are rush for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bigfoot27
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This bridge has no entrance fee, near major tourist attractions and open 24 hrs, so there is no reason not to stop by, The heart shaped stone is easy to spot, no need to fret. Just look at the other tourist crowding a particular section...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank altair06
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We did a walk and passed the spectacles bridge. It is nice area with some sculptures. We ended in a shopping center where we took our morning coffee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deventernaar
Reviewed 15 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lpincher94
Reviewed 28 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank olafoomes
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