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Address: North side of Beibinhe Middle Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou 730000, China
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Historic bridge

Well preserved historic bridge, it is now a pedestrian only bridge for local and tourist. A nice leisure walk and provide a good view point to the city. It is an interesting site... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 9, 2017
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The remnants of the new year decorations made it more attractive. Otherwise typical tourist trap with lots of people trying to sell things.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We were here only because of our tour itinerary.... The bus couldn't park near the iron bridge hence we alighted slightly further up and took a stroll along the yellow river towards the bridge. Leisure stroll but we decided not to check out the bridge as it was so crowded with tourists.! Took us less than 10mins before we returned... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Well preserved historic bridge, it is now a pedestrian only bridge for local and tourist. A nice leisure walk and provide a good view point to the city. It is an interesting site for one familiar with the city’s history. There were some local people along the river showing a sheep bladder raft. Took some pictures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Cost of bridge was 3,000,000 pieces of Silver. All the iron items imported from Germany. Arrived Lanzhou late coupled with very bad traffic leading to thee city.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Reached Lanzhou already very late at night. The tour bus drive along the Yellow river and we can just had a quick view of the Iron Bridge. It is so beautiful with lights on ..... I suppose a night walk along the Yellow River is super!

Wuhan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

The bridge is very close to the city center and very well preserved. There is no ticket to see the bridge which is also a plus. As it is a tourist attraction you will see many hawkers around it selling many things including travel packages. under the bridge there are a few open air restaurants. Plus you can also enjoy... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

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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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

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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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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