The convergence of seven into one – Tokyo Rainbow Bridge.
The view from where I was before starting my trek across the bridge.
The start from one end of the bridge.
I was kind of torn between the South and North route. I would have gotten a pretty nice late afternoon / evening sky with a setting sun along the South route, but the North route allowed me to get some good pictures of the bridge itself.
Ran into numerous joggers while I was crossing the bridge. The running route was approximately 1.5km long, if I recall correctly. Regardless, I think it would be an enjoyable run along the bridge, with the presence of sea breeze and a breathtaking view of the skyline of Tokyo Bay.
That track in the middle is for the monorail that I had rode on to the train station in my previous post, the beginning of my journey back to my residence on foot.
What the North route gives you.
The bridge itself has a few levels. The level I’m on and the one above shown here are highways for vehicles.
The starting point in the distance.
The view before I took an elevator down to the ground floor.
The large curving road up to the bridge for vehicles and the monorail.
Was late in the afternoon when I left the bridge premises.
The very reason why I chose the North Route.
The walk across Tokyo Rainbow Bridge was a very enjoyable and eye-opening experience. Despite feeling a little fatigued after walking for a couple of hours before that, I’d say that this was worth the pain I felt in my feet as I was too stubborn to take a rest somewhere. Stay tuned for my next and final post on this particular trip to Japan!