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Duan Bridge

Duan Bridge, Beishan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Forms part of Bai Causeway

By itself not an especially significant attraction but as part of the Bai Causeway & researching... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Darrel J
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Perth, Australia
The scenic bridge in Xihu

Before visiting this scenic spot, you better searched the past story behind the scene. This bridge... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“snow” (3 reviews)
“bai” (4 reviews)
“broken” (5 reviews)
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Duan Bridge, Beishan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

By itself not an especially significant attraction but as part of the Bai Causeway & researching its history & myths it is well worth while Expect crowds

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Before visiting this scenic spot, you better searched the past story behind the scene. This bridge should be a "must see" tourist spot and there were more and more site viewing spots along the Bai Causeway after crossing the Duan Bridge. Beware of the huge...More

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Only legend can explain why this bridge is named Broken Bridge as the bridge is not actually broken. Once there was a magic white snake that lived in the lake. She eventually turned herself into a lady and fell in love with a handsome man....More

1  Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The bridge is just a bridge, nothing special except for you to actually walk on it. It provides a nice view of XiHu but anywhere else can also provide such a view. Nice from far but far from nice. Do come here if you have...More

Thank Maxteo919
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The place is too crowded and very difficult to enjoy a peaceful lake view. Better try to research when is the off-peak season before you go.

Thank Zinks
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is one of the best ten scenic spots in West Lake. Broken bridge with thawing snow did not meant that the bridge was broken. Just use our imagination that when snow thawed on the bridge, as viewed from above, the silvery colour on top...More

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Before we go to visit Broken Bridge, we take it granted that this bridge is broken when seeing its name. Actually Broken Bridge with Thawing Snow doesn’t mean the bridge is broken and we appreciate the snow on the Broken Bridge. It’s a view that...More

1  Thank HangzhouTourism
Reviewed 24 February 2014

The story goes something like this: At certain (extremely rare) times during winter, when the bridge is covered in snow, because of the slope of the bridge, and angle from which the sunlight hits it in the mornings, the snow on one side is molten...More

2  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Romtic place,suggest to go starbuck nearby and u can have good view of the bridge in S's balicony~too many peaple in day time,so better to go there @ night

1  Thank Xiaojing H
Reviewed 11 February 2013

This bridge has a very romantic and beautiful story so most of the chinese have special feeling about this bridge. Try to go there avoid public holiday, or you only see the huge amount of people there which make you only uncomfortable, and you can't...More

Thank CaraMia820
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