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Shinkyō, The Sacred Bridge, Daiya River, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture | by David McKelvey
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Shinkyō, The Sacred Bridge, Daiya River, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture

The Sacred Bridge, Shinkyō, crossing the Daiya River belongs to the Futarasan Shrine. This beautiful vermilion lacquered structure is known as one of the three most beautiful bridges in Japan and is a perfect gateway for Nikko. The bridge was registered as a World Heritage in December 1999. Shinkyo measures 28 meters long, 7.4 meters wide, and stands 10.6 meters above the Daiya River. Source: en.wikipedia.org

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Taken on February 5, 2010