The mithology says, Shinto dieties created Japan. They landed on Japan using a big ladder connecting the sky heaven and the land. One day, mistakenly, the ladder fell down on the sea. There was no longer a bridge in between.
That became " Amano Hashidate " , literal meaning is the sky in the brige.
In the samurai period, one of the scholars said Amano hashidate , Miyajima, and Matsushima ( In Miyagi pref.) are the three greatest scnenic places.
Amano Hashidate, viwed from above, it looks like a rising dragon! as below.
And if you see like this.....? It looks like a bridge in the sky
I will tell you on the spot