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Kitakyushu City

Wakato Ohashi Bridge and Tobata Watershed

This 627-meter-long suspension bridge connects Wakamatsu and Tobata wards. When it opened in 1962, it was the longest suspension bridge in the East and was recognized as the pioneer of long suspension bridges in Japan. The bridge was designated a national important cultural property in 2022, and the illuminated bridge is recognized as a Japan Nightscape Heritage Site.

Recommended month/time of day

About 10 minutes walk from Tobata Station on the JR Kagoshima Main Line. Parking: None

Nearby tourist attractions

Kitakyushu Former Furukawa Mining Wakamatsu Building (approximately 650m)
Former Yasukawa Residence (3km)

Nearby event information

Kukinoumi Fireworks Festival (around July)
Wakamatsu Minato Festival (around October)
Tobata Gion Oyamakasa Festival (around July)

Gourmet, special product, etc.

Tobata Champon
Wakamatsu Dried Tomato

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