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Ancient bridges in China

By Agencies

Chinese people have built tens of thousands bridges over past thousands of years. The bridges have become an important symbol of Chinese ancient civilization, and demonstrate the intelligence and talent of ancient Chinese people.

Ancient bridges in China

Known as "China's first bridge", the Zhaozhou Bridge is located in Zhao county, Hebei province. It was constructed by stonemason Li Chun of Sui Dynasty 1,400 years ago. It is the oldest bridge in the world. (Photo / Xinhua)

Ancient bridges in China

Located in Jianshui, Yunnan province, the Shuanglong Bridge with 17 apertures was constructed in Qing Dynasty. (Photo / Xinhua)

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