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Tokyo's Rainbow Bridge Opens - 1993

Monday, August 27, 2007

On this day, August 27th, 1993, The Rainbow Bridge, connecting Tokyo's Shibaura Wharf and the island of Odaiba, was completed.

The bridge spans 570 meters (1870 ft) and carries three transportation lines: Metropolitan Expressway No. 11 Odaiba Route on the upper deck, and Route 357 (also known as "Rinkou Douro", Portside Avenue) and the Yurikamome New Transit on the lower deck.

The towers supporting the bridge are white in color, designed to harmonize with the skyline of central Tokyo seen from Odaiba. There are lamps placed on the wires supporting the bridge, which are illuminated into three different colors, red, white and green every night, using the solar energy obtained during the day.


The Rainbow Bridge Tokyo




Train Surfing Across The Rainbow Bridge

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