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Encyclopedia > Rainbow Bridge (Tokyo)
Rainbow Bridge viewed from Odaiba: note the loop at the far end, which brings Rinko Road and the Yurikamome New Transit from surface level to bridge level.
Rainbow Bridge viewed from Odaiba: note the loop at the far end, which brings Rinko Road and the Yurikamome New Transit from surface level to bridge level.
Rainbow Bridge as seen from Shiodome
The bridge after the sunset
The bridge after the sunset
The bridge at night

The Rainbow Bridge (レインボーブリッジ Reinbō Burijji?) is a suspension bridge crossing northern Tokyo Bay between the Shibaura Wharf and the Odaiba waterfront development in Minato Ward, Tokyo. It was completed in 1993. Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 172 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 172 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 251 pixelsFull resolution (5923 × 1862 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 251 pixelsFull resolution (5923 × 1862 pixel, file size: 1. ... Shiodome in 2006 Shiodome (汐留) is an area in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, located southeast of Shimbashi, southwest of Ginza, and northeast of Hamamatsucho. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (1920 × 1280 pixel, file size: 570 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Rainbow Bridge (Tokyo) Metadata This file... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 533 pixelsFull resolution (1920 × 1280 pixel, file size: 570 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Rainbow Bridge (Tokyo) Metadata This file... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 223 pixelsFull resolution (3000 × 836 pixel, file size: 173 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by User:AdamProcter on a trip to Tokyo 1/9/06 I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 223 pixelsFull resolution (3000 × 836 pixel, file size: 173 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by User:AdamProcter on a trip to Tokyo 1/9/06 I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and... A suspension bridge is a type of bridge that has been created since ancient times as early as 100 AD. Simple suspension bridges, for use by pedestrians and livestock, are still constructed, based upon the ancient Inca rope bridge. ... Tokyo Bay from space Tokyo Bay ) is a bay in the southern Kantō region of Japan. ... Shibaura ( Japanese: 芝浦) is a district of Minato-ku ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... View of Odaiba in the distance from the Rainbow Bridge, with the Fuji TV studio in the background Odaiba (お台場) (sometimes known as Daiba) is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan. ... Tokyo Tower and Zojoji by night, Shiba Park Roppongi Hills Rainbow Bridge connecting central Tokyo to Odaiba Minato (港区 -ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


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 Metropolitan Expressway (known as Shuto-kosoku in Japanese) is a network of automobile expressway built in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama and Chiba prefectures in the Kanto region of Japan. ... New Transit Yurikamome (新交通ゆりかもめ) is an automated guideway transit service operated by the Tokyo Waterfront New Transit Corporation, connecting Shinbashi to Ariake on the artificial island of Odaiba in Tokyo, Japan. ...


The bridge has separate walkways on the north and south sides; the north side offers views of inner Tokyo Harbor and the Tokyo Tower, while the south side offers views of Tokyo Bay and occasionally Mount Fuji. The walkways may only be used during certain hours (9 am to 9 pm in the summer; 10 am to 6 pm in the winter). Bicycles and light motorcycles (under 50cc) are not permitted on the decks or the walkway of the bridge. Tokyo Tower by day Tokyo Tower by night Tokyo Tower ) is a tower in Shiba Park, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan ( ). It is 332. ... Mount Fuji Mount Fuji , IPA: )   is the highest mountain in Japan. ... “Velo” redirects here. ... Motorcyclists take a break from the road A motorcycle or motorbike is a single-track, two-wheeled motor vehicle powered by an engine. ...


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. View of Odaiba in the distance from the Rainbow Bridge, with the Fuji TV studio in the background Odaiba (お台場) (sometimes known as Daiba) is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan. ...


The bridge can be accessed by foot from Tamachi Station (JR) or Hinode Station (Yurikamome) on the mainland side. Tamachi Station (田町駅; -eki) is a station on the Yamanote and Keihin-Tōhoku lines located in Tokyos Minato-ku. ...


Trivia

In the 2003 fil "i am FAT" m Lost in Translation The Rainbow Bridge appears during a dreamy post-party sequence in which the characters are taxi-ed across Tokyo on their way back to their hotel to the sound of My Bloody Valentine's Sometimes. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lost in Translation (novel). ... My Bloody Valentine were an Irish-British shoegazing band best known for their creative use of guitar distortion, tremolo, and digital reverb. ... Sometimes is the name of a My Bloody Valentine song. ...


Again The Rainbow Bridge was seen in the 2003 film Kill Bill Vol. 1 as O-Ren Ishii and her gang, the Crazy 88, cross it on their way to the House of Blue Leaves for the final showdown. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kill Bill is the fourth feature film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino released in two parts: Volume 1 & Volume 2. ... O-Ren Ishii (オーレン 石井 Ōren Ishii) is a fictional character in Quentin Tarantinos 2003 film Kill Bill, portrayed by Lucy Liu. ... The Bride faces off against the Crazy 88. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...


See also

The list of bridges is a link page for any bridge. ... The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge has the largest span of any bridge This list of the largest suspension bridges ranks the worlds suspension bridges by the length of main span (distance between the suspension towers). ...

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Coordinates: 35°38′11″N, 139°45′49″E Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Rainbow Bridge viewed from Odaiba: note the loop at the far end, which brings Rinko Road and the Yurikamome New Transit from surface level to bridge level.
Bicycles and light motorcycles (under 50cc) are not permitted on the decks or the walkway of the bridge.
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