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Forms part of Bai Causeway

By itself not an especially significant attraction but as part of the Bai Causeway & researching... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Darrel J
Perth, Australia
A Bridge With A Story

Only legend can explain why this bridge is named Broken Bridge as the bridge is not actually... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2017
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2 Aug 2018
“Great for a walk on a day trip”
10 Apr 2018
“The "must see" tourist spot in Xihu”
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Duan Bridge, Beishan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Well, some say it is just a bridge like many other bridges in China and others are interested in the legend of the bridge. The legend tells the story of a long snake from the river falling in love with a man. The snake changes...More

6  Thank dralmorales
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Duan Bridge should be the best tourist spot around Xihu. There were lots of visitors around the area and walk over the bridge to take nice photos in both day time and at nights. We saw this Bridge being crowded with people when the first...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

By itself not an especially significant attraction but as part of the Bai Causeway & researching its history & myths it is well worth while Expect crowds

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Before visiting this scenic spot, you better searched the past story behind the scene. This bridge should be a "must see" tourist spot and there were more and more site viewing spots along the Bai Causeway after crossing the Duan Bridge. Beware of the huge...More

Reviewed January 6, 2017

Only legend can explain why this bridge is named Broken Bridge as the bridge is not actually broken. Once there was a magic white snake that lived in the lake. She eventually turned herself into a lady and fell in love with a handsome man....More

1  Thank easterntreker
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The bridge is just a bridge, nothing special except for you to actually walk on it. It provides a nice view of XiHu but anywhere else can also provide such a view. Nice from far but far from nice. Do come here if you have...More

Thank Maxteo919
Reviewed September 17, 2016

The place is too crowded and very difficult to enjoy a peaceful lake view. Better try to research when is the off-peak season before you go.

Thank Zinks
Reviewed May 3, 2016

This is one of the best ten scenic spots in West Lake. Broken bridge with thawing snow did not meant that the bridge was broken. Just use our imagination that when snow thawed on the bridge, as viewed from above, the silvery colour on top...More

Reviewed October 7, 2014

Before we go to visit Broken Bridge, we take it granted that this bridge is broken when seeing its name. Actually Broken Bridge with Thawing Snow doesn’t mean the bridge is broken and we appreciate the snow on the Broken Bridge. It’s a view that...More

1  Thank GOTOHZ H
Reviewed February 24, 2014

The story goes something like this: At certain (extremely rare) times during winter, when the bridge is covered in snow, because of the slope of the bridge, and angle from which the sunlight hits it in the mornings, the snow on one side is molten...More

2  Thank Andrew_Alin
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