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Luoyang Bridge

Address: Luoyang Town, Quanzhou 362121, China
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Ranked #4 of 72 things to do in Quanzhou
Type: Bridges, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The bridge is built with many long and thick slabs of stones spanning over the river. Triangular slabs of stones were placed on one side of the bridge pointing against the flow of water in order to divert and lessen the impact of the tides. There are a temple at each end of the bridge, one very elaborate and one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Ive visited (and reviewed) many bridges in the past before, but finally here's one that was actually worth visiting. This ancient bridge is a marvel of traditional architectural skill, a testament to which is the condition in which it remains today. If you have an interest in traditional Chinese architecture and are in the area, then the luoyang bridge is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Went to the granite bridge as it was part of my group tour itinerary. It was a short visit and there was not enough time to walk to the other end. At one end, there was a giant statue of the governor who commissioned the bridge. I attach some pics taken.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

An example of China's ingenuity in engineering...and reflecting the masonry industry in nearby Nai'an and Chongwu towns. Built in 1057 still standing proud. Entirely of stone except for clever butterfly-shaped wedges which have held the stones together for 2,000 years. The pillar-bases are shaped as boat prows so that tremendous tidal currents flow harmlessly by... and live oysters were placed... More 

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