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Iron Bridge of Yellow River

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Historic bridge

This bridge was build in Ching dynasty by German construction company, it went through many... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Chiachen W
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Ann Arbor
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Very special views and interesting temples

We went to the Yellow bridge this morning. Since it is winter it was not very busy and we were able... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
LexFaure
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Lanzhou, China
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The bridge is historically interesting, because it was the first bridge over the yellow river. During the day it looks quite ordinary, but in the night the bridge itself, and the surrounding buildings (pagodas, mosques, skyscrapers) are illuminated, turning everything into a spectacular scenery. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 96Ika
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This bridge was build in Ching dynasty by German construction company, it went through many political changes, yet the original company honor their contract which warrantee the bridge for eighty years. This was the first bridge built that cross the Yellow river in Lanzhou. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chiachen W
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The bridge is brilliantly lit at night as well as the White Pagoda Park in the background. The promenade along the Yellow River is very nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sunaks
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The river below this bridge is much more of an interesting river to see than the bridge itself. They call it the yellow river , not sure why this name “ yellow” as the water is super muddy and should be called the brown or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ihsan O
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Once again we’ve seen this several times, but once again we can’t help ourselves. Go at sunset to get the best pictures as the lights of the mountain and bridge are on. Crowded with people all taking pictures but just take your time and you’ll...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

'Just an iron bridge' however with a nice view, close to many river boat bars:) very close to the White Pagoda Temple.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

No great shakes but good to check out for historical purposes if you have the time as it was the first bridge ever built over the Yellow River. Also well located near the Baiyun Park and the waterfront walkway.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

It appears to me that this spot is good for a quick photo stop for your long drive to or from Lanzhou. The entire region is incredibly beautiful and of course free. Any photo will be amazing. Nevertheless, the bridge makes a nice landmark. Further,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lorah Z
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We went to the Yellow bridge this morning. Since it is winter it was not very busy and we were able to browse at our leisure. The views from the bridge are lovely. We walked up the path to the white pagoda. It is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LexFaure
Reviewed January 15, 2018

The riverfront in Lanzhou is loaded with history, from the water wheels to the iron bridge. Take some time for a leisurely walk and enjoy the sights and foods of the city.

Date of experience: January 2018
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