The Horai Bridge over the Oigawa river in Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture is a wooden bridge (only for pedestrians and bicycles) with a total length of 897.422 m (fabric 2.7 m). Long tree = long life bridge, total length 897.4 (Yakunashi = no bad luck) It is popular as a bridge of good luck. It is famous as one of the few toll bridges in Japan, and on December 30, 1997, the British Guinness World Records listed it as the longest wooden pedestrian bridge in the world. (Editor-in-chief: Craig Glenday, researched and published by Norris McWurter and Ross McWurter, first published in the Guinness Book of Records in 1955).

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