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Kintaikyo Bridge Festival -A Step Back in Time-

TRAVEL 2018 30 mins Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
Kintaikyo is one of the three most famous bridges in Japan. Located in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the bridge provides the stage for the annual Kintaikyo Bridge Festival in spring. Welcoming its 40th time, the festival showcases a colorful reenactment of feudal lords returning from the Edo capital with their vassals, and many other traditional performances. In this episode, we will take a look at this festival, while also introducing the history and culture of Iwakuni.

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