Zhaozhou Bridge

The well-shaped Zhaozhou Bridge is also known as the Anji Bridge. It was designed by Li Chun, an architectural craftsman in the Sui Dynasty. It crosses the Xiao River , which lies south of Zhao County, Hebei Province. It is the existing oldest open-spandrel arch bridge in the world. The central arch of this bridge […]

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Zhaozhou Bridge

This bridge was built on the Jiaohe River about 2.5 kilometers south of Zhaoxian County,which was called Zhaozhou in ancient times.The bridge was constructed in AD 605-616.Designed by a well-known Chinese mason,Li Chun,it is made of stone,50.82 meters long and 10 meters wide,with an unusual arch that is 7.23 meters high with a span of 37.35 […]

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Shijiazhuang

History It is originally set up in earlier Ming dynasty;used to be the collecting anddistributing center for goods to Yan,Zhao and San Jin;having the fame of“the thoroughfare between north and south,the throat of Yan(Hebei province)and Jin(Shanxi province)”;used to be called“Shijia city”,“Shimen city”,etc. Geographical Situation Location:situated in the middle south of Hebei province;on the Huabei Plain;between […]

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