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Summer Palace area is huge. The Seventeen Arches Bridge is a part of the palace grounds that links to Nanju Island. The bridge is quite attractive if you can view it from afar. It is decorated with over 500 carved lions along the way It...More
The bridge itself is a beautiful design, and it spans the lake to connect with an island. The setting is quite beautiful, and from a distance you can see it all, but as you get closer you realise how large and pretty it is. Certainly...More
This is a very beautiful bridge and the only bridge to Nanhu Island build during the 1700's and consisting of seventeen arches. The bridge is in Kunming Lake which is where the Summer Palace is also located and stunning views of the bridge can be...More
All around the summer palace you will see beautiful bridges. Some bigger than the other, the double bridge, the dragon bridge and so on. This is the biggest and it is certainly an eye catcher. beautifully decorated with tiny dragon statues.
Listed as one of the main highlights at the Summer Palace, this bridge is approximately 350 years old and links Nanhu Island with the eastern shore of Kunming Lake. Built during the reign of Emperor Qianlong, it's 150 metres in length, easily making it the...More
I went to the Summer Palace in March 2017. Over ten years, I have been here over 12 times and I never get tired of walking here. I love the lake and taking a two hour walk. The Seventeen Arches Bridge is very beautiful to...More