Jin Shrines, Suohong Bridge 晉祠鎖虹橋https://architecturasinica.org/place/000048qa
- Suohong Bridge (English)
- 鎖虹橋 (Traditional Chinese)
- 锁虹桥 (Simplified Chinese)
- Suǒhóngqiáo (Pinyin)
- So-hung-ch'iao (Wade-Giles)
- Wenchang Stone Bridge (English)
- 文昌石橋 (Traditional Chinese)
- 文昌石桥 (Simplified Chinese)
- Jinci Suohongqiao (English)
- 晉祠鎖虹橋 (Traditional Chinese)
- 晋祠锁虹桥 (Simplified Chinese)
Lock Rainbow Bridge 鎖虹橋 (also called Wenchang Stone Bridge (文昌石橋)) was built after construction of the new, relocated Wenchang temple-palace. According to Yang Eryou’s stele inscription of the construction, stone was used to prevent the need for replacement due to rot common in wooden bridges. 1
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- 1 MILLER. 2007. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, 198.
- 2 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 12.
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Bibliography:Tracy Miller, “Jin Shrines, Suohong Bridge 晉祠鎖虹橋 .” In Architectura Sinica, edited by . Entry published September 29, 2021. https://architecturasinica.org/place/000048qa.
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