Iron Bridge Of Yellow River, Lanzhou

Iron Bridge Of Yellow River, Lanzhou - Address

Address: Binhe Central Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou, China

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About Iron Bridge Of Yellow River, Lanzhou

The Iron Bridge of Yellow river, also called the first bridge over the yellow river. The bridge lies in front of Jin Cheng Pass, at the foot of Bai Ta Mountain. Earlier there were many floating bridges over the Yellow river, mainly the Zhen Yuan floating bridges. These bridges were extensively used for over 500 years and were finally retired in 1909 and an Iron Bridge was built. The Zhongshan Iron Bridge is 234 meters long and 7.5 meters wide with six piers and five bridge openings, with five arched steel-structured girders spanning over its top. The bridge had an expiry date in 1989, and since then about 10 new bridges have already been built nearby. There are plans to construct even more bridges to replace the Zhongshan Iron Bridge, but none can replace its great historic value and contribution of 80 years. The visitors now cherish the place as a cultural relic and an icon of history. Highlights and must sees include:

  • Monuments built around the bridge
  • Statue of the Yellow river mother
  • Ancient silk road

Iron Bridge Of Yellow River Information

  • Carry a water bottle and some refreshments along.
  • Wear sturdy shoes on the trip to the site.

Iron Bridge Of Yellow River Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Iron Bridge Of Yellow River by Public Transport

  • From Lanzhou city center: Bus no. 2, 4, 6, 9, 13, 15, 101 and 102

Restaurants Near Iron Bridge Of Yellow River

  • Jindu Quanjiafu Snack bar
  • Yangtze River Huigang Seafood Restaurant
  • Shelter

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Iron Bridge Of Yellow River, Lanzhou Reviews

  • An old bridge made of steel used now as a walking bridge over the yellow River on good views

  • Beautiful scenery in the evening.

  • Nice place Wow

  • It's worth the experience to walk over a piece of history.

  • A steel bridge like thousand others all over the world._

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