Sakura-bashi Bridge

Sakura-bashi (桜 橋) is Sumida River’s only pedestrian bridge and connects both sides (Taito and Sumida wards) of Sumida Park, a popular spot for viewing cherry blossoms. The construction of the 169.45-meter long and 6-meter wide bridge began in 1980 and was completed in 1985. It is located near Tokyo Skytree, the world’s tallest tower at 634 meters.

photos: Junko Nagata ©