Exploring Yongtong Bridge in N China's Hebei

2023-07-01 ECNS App Download

The Yongtong Bridge, also known as Small Stone Bridge, lies across the Qingshui River in Zhaoxian County, north China's Hebei Province.

The Yongtong Bridge measures 34.53 meters in length, 7.26 meters in width, and 23.48 meters in span. The bridge began construction in the years of Yongtai in the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618-907).

On the body of the bridge and the balustrades there are many beautiful and vivid carvings in the relief such as River Spirits, flying horses and swimming fish.  


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