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.
History[change | change source]
Timeline[change | change source]
- 1659 (Manji 2): Building began on the Ryōgoku Bridge.
- September 1, 1923 (Taishō 12, 1st day of the 9th month): The bridge was damaged during the Great Kantō earthquake.
- 1932 (Shōwa 7): Bridge re-building completed.
References[change | change source]
- National Association of Japan-America Societies, Ryōgoku; retrieved 2012-3-25.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 413.
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government. (1937). An Administrative Perspective of Tokyo, Vol. 1937, p.85.