The Akashi Kaikyō Drive: Crossing the longest bridge in Japan

Hinjew posted a video on YouTube when we crossed the Akashi Kaikyō bridge, which is the longest one in Japan. He’s doing about 120 km/h here, so it looks shorter than it really is.

From the Wikipedia article:

The Akashi-Kaikyō Bridge (明石海峡大橋 Akashi Kaikyō Ō-hashi?), also known as the Pearl Bridge, has the longest central span of any suspension bridge, at 1,991 metres (6,532 ft). It is located in Japan and was completed in 1998[1]. The bridge links the city of Kobe on the mainland of Honshū to Iwaya on Awaji Island by crossing the busy Akashi Strait. It carries part of the HonshūShikoku Highway.

The bridge is one of the key links of the Honshū-Shikoku Bridge Project, which created three routes across the Inland Sea.

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