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Yinding Bridge

Shicha Lake, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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16 Sep 2016
“Yiding Bridge - Serves its purpose but its so crazy at nights!”
12 Jun 2017
“Great atmosphere day and night”
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Shicha Lake, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Came across this area while on a tour but returned again to explore more. By day it's great to walk around, people watch, poke into hidden shops and relax by the waterways. At night it really comes to life with the restaurants and bars coming...More

7  Thank paug178
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We visited this area 3 times on our 6 day stay in Beijing, during the day and at night. It has a relaxed feel about it with some interesting shops, good restaurants and bars and nice spots to sit and people watch. at night time...More

Thank SteveTraveller1255
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Yingding Bridge or Silver Ingot Bridge was first built during the Ming dynasty. This stone bridge of one arch supposedly provides the best view of Shichaihai Lake. However views are now blocked by high-rise buildings. This busy area has lots of shops selling souvenirs, restaurants,...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Reading about it in my guidebook, I thought this is something special, but when I arrived there and saw how small it was with a lot of people standing and moving on and around it, it’s very hard to see why it’s mentioned. The historic...More

Thank paukie
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It’s a stone bridge of one arch, which looks like the upside down silver ingot. It supposed to give you the best view of two lakes (Qianhai Sea and the Houhai Sea). But as the Hutong Tour guide was going so fast, I only took...More

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A small bridge to connect both side in Shichaihai lake. Sometimes lonely during daytime but a high transit road for people, motorcycles, bicycles and, even cars! During high season, all lakes became quite crowded (due all bar and restaurant offer) and this bridge works as...More

Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This bridge is right in the middle of the best souvenir shopping area of Beijing - so much to look at and buy. Also snacks and cafes. The oldest post office in Beijing is right in the middle and you can send home a post...More

1  Thank HeatherBallantyne
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The Silver Ingot Bridge connects two human made lakes. It is a busy bridge with all the tricycle tours using it when you go on a tour. I was there in the early afternoon and it was busy. Lots of bars and places to eat...More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 19 July 2015

I like to walk so I came across this bridge walking up to the bell and drum towers. The area around the bridge has many shops and restaurants there are a few small produce market as well. Feel free to go do the side streets.

Thank Asiantraveler53
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Lovely bridge typically Asia architecture in the Hutong area, plenty of activity around, bars, restaurants and souvenir shops, well worth a visit.

Thank Chris101111
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