Architectura Sinica

Jin Shrines, Mount Tai Bridge 晉祠泰山橋


  • Mount Tai Bridge (English)
  • 泰山橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 泰山桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Tàishānqiáo (Pinyin)
  • T'ai-shan-ch'iao (Wade-Giles)
  • 晉祠泰山橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠泰山桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Jinci Taishan Qiao (English)
  • 晉祠碧瀾橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • Jinci Bilanqiao (English)

Building Information

Also known as the Emerald Wave Bridge (碧瀾橋). Original date of construction unknown. A bridge appears in this location on Gao Ruxing's Jinci zhitu and may have been built at the same time as the Taishan Temple, prior to 1342. It is labeled Taishan Bridge on the Qianlong painting of the site. This is number 28.1

Date prior to 1342
Dynasty Yuan 1271-1368 2

Works Cited

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  • 1 MILLER. 2007. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, 198.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; LANGLOIS. 1981. China under Mongol rule., 3-5.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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