Iron Bridge of Yellow River, Lanzhou

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Completed in 1909, Iron Bridge of Yellow River represents the first permanent bridge over this crucial waterway. The German-made bridge replaced all the floating ones that stood before it, making history as the first of its kind on the Yellow River. Although closed to motor vehicles, it remains open to pedestrians as well as cyclists. Cross the iron bridge and take in the sight of the city skyline. For Iron Bridge of Yellow River and beyond, use our Lanzhou trip builder to get the most from your Lanzhou vacation.
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  • August 13, 2017
    This bridge in Lanzhou was designed by Germans and built by missionary doctors who wanted a safe way for patients and family to cross the Yellow river to receive medical care. It has lasted through th...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Iron bridge of Yellow River is the Zhongshan bridge, bridge 豎 standing next to the head "the first bridge of Yellow River" stone, upon hire thinking can correspond it is Heng Bridges across the Yellow River, not only is the traffic bridge, but also other State Landmark. Here there can be close-Zaventem Qing near the famous Yellow River.
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  • August 7, 2017
    This iron bridge with more than a century of history, was built by Ethnic Germans design plan was the first iron bridge of Yellow River. People can pass over the walk over the River, watching the surging Yellow River water in the iron bridge, reminiscent of Li Bai's Poetry: "you do not see the Yellow River's water comes from the sky, not came back to rushing to the sea. "Quite 觸!
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Where to stay in Lanzhou

For centuries Lanzhou has offered visitors a bed for the night, and though everything else may have changed, this fact remains the same. The urban area spreads out along the south bank of the Yellow River and includes a range of accommodations to suit all manner of tastes and budgets. Look for the newer commercial areas to the south of the city center for some of the larger high-rise hotels, offering both luxurious and standard rooms. Close to the river, you can find some smaller guesthouses and boutiques, while side streets have a large number of youth hostels to suit more budget-conscious travelers.
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