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Yangtze River Bridge (Chángjiāng dàqiáo)

  • End of Daqiao Nan Map It
  • Nanjing
  • Bridge/Tunnel

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's Review

Completed in 1968 at the height of the Cultural Revolution, this bridge was the first truly great engineering project completed solely by the Communists, touted as a defining symbol of the spirit and ingenuity of the Chinese people. Decorated in stirring Socialist-Realist style, huge stylized flags sculpted from red glass rise from the bridge's piers, and groups of giant-size peasants, workers, and soldiers stride forward triumphantly. The Great Bridge Park lies on the southern side; from here you can take an elevator up to the top or browse a gallery of old photographs. Bus No. 1 from the Confucian Temple takes you to the bridge.

Sight Information

Address:

End of Daqiao Nan, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210029, China

Map It

Sight Details:

  • Y15

Published 02/08/2016

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