The official name of the Rainbow Bridge is Shuto Expressway No. 11 Daiba Route - Port of Tokyo Connector Bridge - that’s no fun.
The name Rainbow Bridge was decided by the public, and while the bridge is actually white, some steps were done to create an appearance to justify the name - some poles on the bridge’s sidewalk are actually painted in rainbow colors and, at night, there are 3 kind of lights, red, white and green.
However, viewed from the side, the bridge looks green:
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Yesterday’s Japan Photo: