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Yinding Bridge

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Jan 26, 2019
“Bridge over the lakes”
Aug 6, 2017
“Lovely Bustling Area”
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Shicha Lake, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

Its a bridge, and popular for pictures and selfies, but the real treat are the walks around the two main lakes

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RoddyPayne
Reviewed August 6, 2017

The Yinding Bridge area is a great spot. It is the link between the bar street son either side of Houhai Lake where it narrows. To be honest the bridge itself, though pretty, is no great shakes, its more the area around it that I...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Came across this area while on a tour but returned again to explore more. By day it's great to walk around, people watch, poke into hidden shops and relax by the waterways. At night it really comes to life with the restaurants and bars coming...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

We visited this area 3 times on our 6 day stay in Beijing, during the day and at night. It has a relaxed feel about it with some interesting shops, good restaurants and bars and nice spots to sit and people watch. at night time...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Yingding Bridge or Silver Ingot Bridge was first built during the Ming dynasty. This stone bridge of one arch supposedly provides the best view of Shichaihai Lake. However views are now blocked by high-rise buildings. This busy area has lots of shops selling souvenirs, restaurants,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank nellielim
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Reading about it in my guidebook, I thought this is something special, but when I arrived there and saw how small it was with a lot of people standing and moving on and around it, it’s very hard to see why it’s mentioned. The historic...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank paukie
Reviewed November 8, 2016

It’s a stone bridge of one arch, which looks like the upside down silver ingot. It supposed to give you the best view of two lakes (Qianhai Sea and the Houhai Sea). But as the Hutong Tour guide was going so fast, I only took...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank RayParks
Reviewed September 16, 2016

A small bridge to connect both side in Shichaihai lake. Sometimes lonely during daytime but a high transit road for people, motorcycles, bicycles and, even cars! During high season, all lakes became quite crowded (due all bar and restaurant offer) and this bridge works as...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed June 25, 2016

This bridge is right in the middle of the best souvenir shopping area of Beijing - so much to look at and buy. Also snacks and cafes. The oldest post office in Beijing is right in the middle and you can send home a post...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank HeatherBallantyne
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The Silver Ingot Bridge connects two human made lakes. It is a busy bridge with all the tricycle tours using it when you go on a tour. I was there in the early afternoon and it was busy. Lots of bars and places to eat...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank KiwiinBrighton
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