Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

by jessica on May 6, 2013

Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, located in the northwest of Nanjing Yangtze River, connecting the Nanjing downtown and Pukou, is the first self-design bridge for double type railway and highway over the Yangtze River, which is of great significance in the history of the Chinese bridge. Upper level of the highway bridge is 4589 meters long, roadway width of 15 meters, which can hold 4 large cars parallel, and it also has 2 meters wide sidewalks on both sides; below the railway bridge is 6772 meters long and 14 m wide, covered by dual track, making two trains can be split at the same time. Among them the right bridge on the river is 1577 meters long, the rest are for the bridge approach, which makes it our country No.1 Bridge. Column on the right bridge road, the highway bridge approaches with rich Chinese characteristics form of double orifice hyperbolic arch bridge. The railings on both sides of the right bridge on the road are embedded with 200 cast iron reliefs, and there are 150 white magnolia flower shaped lamp on the sidewalk. It has been listed as one of the Nanjing Jinling 40 landscapes and also the “World’s Longest Male Iron Bridge” to the “Guinness Book of World Records” in the 1960s.Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

Under the north and south on both sides of the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, there are about 20 hectares of Bridge Park, which plants with all kinds of trees and flowers, and there is direct-elevator to the depth of the bridge deck on the bridgehead. Nanjing Yangtze river bridge Nanpu Park on the on the south bank of the bridge also sets exhibition hall to introduce the history of the Yangtze River Bridge, which makes the Yangtze River Bridge much more magnificent.

Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

Travel information: 1) Ticket price: free. 2) Opening time: all day around. 3) Time duration: half an hour. 4) Best time to visit: all the year round. 5) Ways to go there: take the city buses no. 12, 15, 38, 67, 69, 117,149,307 and 809.

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