Opening Footbridge Dejima on 24 November, Nagasaki (JP) - (November 24, 2017)

Nagasaki City is holding a ceremony to commemorate the completion of the Main Gate Bridge, a design by Ney & Partners, on the former Dutch trading post of Dejima. This ceremony is a milestone in Dejima’s reconstruction, which started back in 1951, as it restores the original connection between the island and the mainland of Nagasaki for the first time in 130 years. The Dutch Princess Laurentien and the Prince Akishino of Japan were be present. The footbridge is the third public project by Ney & Partners in Japan.