Things to see and do - Iwakuni
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Iwakuni Travel guide
Iwakuni : Michelin's recommendations
Stationed at the estuary of the Nishiki River, Iwakuni is famous for its wooden bridge with five pretty cambered arches. In the samurai quarter you can visit the remarkable cemetery with whitewashed fences and the Art Museum. Housed in a traditional residence, it has stunning collections of weapons and armour, the trappings of the legendary warriors whose every gesture was meant to be a "masterpiece".
Tourist attractions Iwakuni : Things to see and do
The 1673 bridge, an exact replica of which was rebuilt in 1950 after a typhoon, straddles the formidable Nishiki River and its devastating rising waters. It used to lead to the samurai quarter and, as such, was forbidden to mere mortals, who instead ..