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Address: North side of Beibinhe Middle Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou 730000, China
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Nice for taking a walk in the evening

Suggest to go in the evening: the view with lights on is quite nice. Walk along the bank of the river too and it's quite pleasant especially in the summer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
Bally1966
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice bridge to walk across and apparently has an interesting history, although nobody can tell you much beyond the fact it was built by a German company 100 years ago. Other than that, not something you would go out of your way for. Just as easy to see it in a passing car. The best part was... More 

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Thank Cathy C
Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked a few hours along the Yellow River . Over crowded with locals. They asked for money and money. The most interested thing was the goat skin boat.

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Thank auntiedoris
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Suggest to go in the evening: the view with lights on is quite nice. Walk along the bank of the river too and it's quite pleasant especially in the summer.

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Thank Bally1966
United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This pedestrian bridge was built in 1907, is a "must see" for visitors to Lanzhou. It's busy with both tourists and local using it as a main walkway to get across the yellow river.

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Minsk, Belarus
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

This is first iron bridge of Yellow River. It's rather old and isn't very beautiful. You can see here nice views of the Yangtze River and the park Baytaoshan.

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Lanzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I mean really, it is just a bridge. But it is pretty cool to think you are walking across the first bridge that crossed the famous Yellow River. And a few thousand Chinese tourists agree! The bridge was plenty busy on both sides.

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Thank TourDeSegan
Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

In Lanzhou , everything revolves around the mighty Yellow River or Huanghe .It was my first encounter with the second longest river in China .The 'loess' content in the water make it yellowish. The Iron Bridge was build in 1907 by a German company. It was confered with “First Bridge over the Huanghe” title. It spans over 234m long and... More 

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Thank ManfreddNg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

German made this bridge over 100 years ago. It is now only for the pedestrians. At the bottom of the bridge, there is a nice public park to walk up and enjoy the view :)

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Thank ChikakoH
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

The bridge is a great place to view the river and other tourists. Nearby, you can find a gondola to take you up across the river and to the mountain. It is not easy to get to because traffic seems to be very heavy in that area.

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Thank Brad_6500
Sant Cugat del Vallès, Cataluña, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The bridge was the first iron one across the yellow river, and the locals are really proud of it. I visited at night and it is very pretty, and a pleasant half hour to walk up and down (it is closed to traffic), looking up at the lit mountainside.

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