A bascule bridge built with the state-of-the art technologies of the day.
Kachidoki Bridge is double-leaf bascule bridge with a length of 246 meters and width of about 26 meters. In 2007, it was designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan. In earlier times, it was opened and closed 5 times a day. However it stop in Nov.1970 because of the decrease in the number of ships navigating in the area. Valuable materials and related information on bridges over the Sumida River are exhibited in the Kachidoki Bridge Museum located by the side of the Kachidoki Gate of the Tsukiji Fish Market. Moreover, the Kachidokinowatashi stone monument stands close to the museum.
- From Tsukiji 6-chome to Kachidoki 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
- Web Site
- An eight-minute walk Tsukiji Station Exit 1 on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, or a four-minute walk from Kachidoki Station Exit A4 on the Toei Subway Oedo Line
- Open Hours
- Day Off
- Credit cards
- Special Notes
- Tours of the foot of the bridge are currently suspended for repair work. (Scheduled to last until the end of March 2020)
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