Jin Shrines, Guaxue Bridge 晉祠掛雪橋



  • Guaxue Bridge (English)
  • 掛雪橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 挂雪桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Guàxuěqiáo (Pinyin)
  • Kua-hsueh-ch'iao (Wade-Giles)
  • 晉祠掛雪橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠挂雪桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Jinci Guaxue Bridge (English)
  • 晉祠雙橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • Jinci Shuang Bridge (English)

Building Information

Also called Double Bridge (Shuang qiao 雙橋). Original date of construction is unknown. Shown on a Qianlong-period painting of the site (property Jinci Museum (?)) and the map of Jinci found in Yuan Peilan 員佩蘭 and Yang Guotai 陽國泰 Taiyuan xianzhi 太原縣志 (1826). This structure is number 41 on the plan located on the Jinci main page.1

Date pre-1795
Dynasty Qing 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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