Jin Shrines, Wenchang Stone Bridge 晉祠文昌石橋



  • Wenchang Stone Bridge (English)
  • 文昌石橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 文昌石桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Wénchāngshíqiáo (Pinyin)
  • Wen-ch'ang-shih-ch'iao (Wade-Giles)
  • 晉祠文昌石橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠文昌石桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Jinci Wenchang Shiqiao (English)
  • 晉祠鎖虹橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • Jinci Suohongqiao (English)

Building Information

Wenchang Stone Bridge 文昌石橋 (also called Suohongqiao 鎖虹橋) was built after construction of the new, relocated Wenchang temple-palace. According to Yang Eryou’s (楊二酉) stele inscription of the construction, stone was used to prevent the need for replacement due to rot common in wooden bridges. This is number 48.1

Date 1773
Dynasty Qing 1644-1912 2

Works Cited

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  • 1 MILLER. 2007. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, 198.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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