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Thursday, 6 March 2014

Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China

Chinese province of Guangxi — The only place in China where you can admire the unique bridges "Wind and Rain". Covered bridges made of wood and stone, across-ed the river Sanjiang, located in Sangiang County, the Gaungixi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. The crystal of dong people's wisdom and the largest Wing and Rain Bridge in China. It was built in 1916 and its length is 64.4 meters, a width of 3.4 meters and a height of 10.6 meters. Construction of the bridge is made of wood and stone, the surface is lined with wooden planks, and on both sides of the rails are inserted. The bridge includes 5 pavilions, 19 verandas, three-story structure located on a total length of 64.4 meters. At both ends of the bridge connects to the shore platforms with special wooden stairs. The bridge is established on three stone pillars with dissecting water narrowed faces. All this complex architectural composition in pure Chinese style was made by ethnic population — Dong — without the use of nails, representing only dream design. On both sides of the bridge railing fenced and covered the roof of it gray-tiled turrets and for people sheltering from the rains.

Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge is also called Yogji Bridge or Palong Bridge. More than 100's of bridges in Sanjiang, amoung which the Chengyang Wind-and-Rain Bridge is most popular to be the best, The wooden-structured bridge built without nails. Though around 100 years old, the bridge has been very well preserved by the Dong people. Even now, the bridge is still very strong and durable. China is the third country in the world after Italy and Spain by number of unique, historical monuments and natural areas. The 29 cultural and historical monuments that have become UNESCO world heritage sites in China. The beautiful countryside, and large number of attractions and different culture, constantly attract tourist from all over the world. First Image by Flickr user Spencer

Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Out on the bridges, people can relax while sitting on a bench and enjoy the picturesque scenery. Peering into the distance, and feel intoxicated by the beauty. Linsey river, winding from the horizon; tea tree growing on the hills, local farmers working hard in the fields, and water spinning mill, pouring water falling cascade downstream.

Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Many visitors like to spend time here enjoying the beautiful pastoral live and watch the people of Dun. Here you can find the eight know villages with palisades, where we can learn the culture and costumes of ethnic Dong, easy accommodation is also available near the bridge.

Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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Wind and Rain bridge is a symbolic architectural structure of China
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 the third country in the world after Italy and Spain by number of unique monuments and natural areas
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Chengyang Bridge was opened in 1916 on the river at a height of Sanjiang 10.6 meters
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Wind and rain bridge in Deeping
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