How to get to Nagasaki Eyeglass Bridge

About Eyeglass Bridge

Eyeglass Bridge is located on the Nakajima River in Nagasaki City, the Bridge of Glasses is a stone two-hole arch bridge designed by the Chinese monk Rudin in 1634. At the time of its construction, it was the only stone arch bridge in Japan, except for the Tenjin Bridge in the Ryukyu Kingdom at the time, and was listed as a National Important Cultural Property in 1960, making it one of the three most famous bridges in Japan.

How to get there

Approximately 4 minutes by tram (bound for Hotaruchaya) from Nagasaki Station, 4 minutes walk from Shimin Kaikan stop.


The more you look at it from where you stand, the more it looks like a pair of glasses. There are big colorful fish in the river, but no one is hooked to catch them.

Nagasaki Glasses Bridge is said to have been designed by a Chinese monk and is known as “one of the oldest and most famous stone arch bridges in Japan” and is one of the three most famous bridges in Japan. The other two are Nihonbashi Bridge in Tokyo and Kintaikyo Bridge in Iwakuni. But to be honest, such a stone arch bridge in my country, really everywhere, not much eye-catching place.

It’s right next to the pedestrian street, there’s nothing to see but a bridge, because I’m not very good at recognizing the way, plus the drugstore in the pedestrian street was confused, so I looked for a while to find this place, quite disappointed.

The bridge was built during the Tang Dynasty in China, and is very ancient and well protected! The water at the bottom of the bridge is clear, there are many koi, harmony!

Night view of the Lantern Festival is very beautiful, next to a total of six bridges even

It is recommended to set aside 15 minutes here is sufficient, you can go down to the shore to shoot, so closer.

An extremely boring attraction, the following water system dirty, just after looking at the Isahaya glasses bridge and then come to see Nagasaki, and small and dirty feeling. But during the Chinese New Year, a lot of lanterns were pulled up when it was dark and still looked good, but it was not worth it to come and see it as a spot. The first two Nagasaki, the last two Isahaya

As a Japanese historical mulberry earlier arch bridge, full of the significance of Sino-Japanese cultural exchange. But if once you have been to Isahaya’s glasses bridge, you will feel the gap is still big.

More creative name, the same architectural structure is also relatively new, is a kind of through the glasses more clearly to read the world of water


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