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The 17 Arches Bridge peaked a central middle Arch as the number nineth Arch no matter which side of the bridge u came from( 8 arches on each side plus a Middle 9th arch = 17 arches) 9 is an auspicious Number in ancient Chinese...More
This bridge is located at the south end of the Summer Palace and connects with an island. It provides some great views of the Summer Palace park. Parts of the bridge were steep and we noticed some people slipping so do pay attention when crossing...More
Summer Palace area is huge. The Seventeen Arches Bridge is a part of the palace grounds that links to Nanju Island. The bridge is quite attractive if you can view it from afar. It is decorated with over 500 carved lions along the way It...More
The bridge itself is a beautiful design, and it spans the lake to connect with an island. The setting is quite beautiful, and from a distance you can see it all, but as you get closer you realise how large and pretty it is. Certainly...More
This is a very beautiful bridge and the only bridge to Nanhu Island build during the 1700's and consisting of seventeen arches. The bridge is in Kunming Lake which is where the Summer Palace is also located and stunning views of the bridge can be...More
All around the summer palace you will see beautiful bridges. Some bigger than the other, the double bridge, the dragon bridge and so on. This is the biggest and it is certainly an eye catcher. beautifully decorated with tiny dragon statues.