Japanese Covered Bridge - Hoi An, Vietnam
Built by the Japanese in the 16th century, the covered bridge connected the Chinese and Japanese parts of town. It also houses a small Buddhist pagoda.
Hoi An was a major port town in the 16th and 17th century, making it a home to many Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, and French traders. You can see the Chinese influence today, from architecture to families descended from the original Chinese traders. Although ethnically Chinese, many of these people feel and call themselves Vietnamese.
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