Ryōgoku Bridge

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Coordinates: 35°41′40″N 139°47′19″E / 35.69431°N 139.788719°E / 35.69431; 139.788719

Ryōgoku Bridge by Hiroshige, c. 1856-1858

Ryōgoku Bridge (両国橋 Ryōgoku-bashi?, literally, "two provinces" bridge) connected Musashi Province and Shimōsa Province in Edo period Japan. The bridge crossed the Sumida River in the area of modern Tokyo.[1]

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  1. National Association of Japan-America Societies, Ryōgoku; retrieved 2012-3-25.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 413.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tokyo Metropolitan Government. (1937). An Administrative Perspective of Tokyo, Vol. 1937, p.85.