Jin Shrines, Bilan Bridge 晉祠碧瀾橋



  • Bilan Bridge (English)
  • 碧瀾橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 碧澜桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Bìlánqiáo (Pinyin)
  • Pi-lan-ch`iao (Wade-Giles)
  • Emerald Wave Bridge (English)
  • 晉祠碧瀾橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠碧澜桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Jinci Bilanqiao (English)
  • 泰山橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 泰山桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Tàishānqiáo (Pinyin)
  • Mount Tai Bridge (English)

Building Information

Emerald Wave Bridge, also called Mount Tai Bridge. Original date of construction unknown. A bridge appears in this location on Gao Ruxing's Jinci zhitu and may have been built at the same time as the Taishan Temple, prior to 1342. It is labeled Taishan Bridge on the Qian-long painting of the site. This structure is number 39 on our plan of the site.1

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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