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Marco Polo Bridge, Chengdu 安顺桥 成都 四川

The Anshun Bridge (Chinese: 安顺桥) is a bridge in the provincial capital of Chengdu in Sichuan, China. It crosses the Jin River. The veranda bridge contains a relatively large restaurant and is a popular eating location in the city.

Meaning “Peaceful and Fluent” the bridge was constructed in 2003 as a replacement of the old bridge which was destroyed by a flood in the 1980s.

In the 13th century, Marco Polo wrote about several bridges in China and the Anshun Bridge (or an earlier version of it) was one of them.

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