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Hangzhou Bay Bridge, Haiyan County

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Hangzhou Bay, or the Bay of Hangzhou, is an inlet of the East China Sea, bordered by the province of Zhejiang and the municipality of Shanghai. The Qiantang River flows into the bay.It lies south of Shanghai, and ends at the city of Hangzhou. Hangzhou Bay contains many small islands collectively called the Zhoushan Islands.The bay is known for hosting the world's largest tidal bore, up to 9 metres (30 ft) high, and traveling up to 40km per hour.The bay is spanned by the Hangzhou Bay Bridge, which was linked up on June 14, 2007 and opened on 1 May, 2008. The then second-longest bridge in the world, it cuts the trip between eastern Zhejiang and Shanghai from 400 to 80 kilometres (250 to 50 miles).The entire bay area is shallow at less than 15 meters depth.
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  • is a 35.6 km long, is third-largest is the bridge over the water. I used to go from Shanghai to Ningbo. What time is approximately three hours drive, crossing the bridge was about 30 minutes. Will see mostly outside parapet of the bridge because, in addition to observation units in the Middle, no maritime sense of it. Rests, such as fog, and also might be in a different atmosphere, it is also disgusting.
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  • This bridge, 36 kilometres in length, connected Shanghai and Cixi, making the road many times faster and more comfortable. Excellent engineering construction decoration which was an observation deck with a roof in the shape of the wings of an eagle and a tower in the middle of the road.
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  • This bridge is very simple from architecture point of view, but still breathtaking. Just crossing it is an amazing experience, but I highly recommend to stop at the observation tower, which is located...  more »