Ancient Bridges

Seventeen-span Bridge

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Located in the Summer Palace, Beijing, the 17-span stone arch bridge was built in 1755.

Luding Bridge

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Located in Luding County, Sichuan Province, the cable bridge was built in 1706.

Baodai Bridge

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Rebuilt many times after first completion in 816A.D.,the 53-span stone arch bridge is the longest one of the existing ancient stone arch bridges in China.

Jinshui Bridge

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Located in the front of Tiananmen, Beijing, the bridge was completed in 1417.

Chengyang Bridge

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Located in Sanjiang County, Guangxi, the ancient timber cantilever bridge was built in 1917. At the top of each stone pier, a 4-level pagoda-type attic was built in 1980s when it was rebuilt. It was the last major bridge in ancient China.

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