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Zhongshan Bridge


The Yellow River is refereed to as' the Mother River of China'. Zhongshan Bridge is referred to as 'the first bridge over the Yellow River'. The bridge is located at the foot of Baitashan Hill and the middle section of Binhe Road in Lanzhou. It is 233.33 meters long and 7.5 meters wide and five arches resting on five piers. People also called it the Zhongshan Iron Bridge or the Yellow River Iron Bridge.

The project of building this bridge was contracted to a German firm. Construction began in February 1907 and was completed in June 1910. Lanzhou Zhongshan Bridge seemed so brilliant after repair in 1954.

It is appreciable must scenery for tourists from China and abroad who visits Lanzhou.



 
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