Jiefang Bridge

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Jiefang Bridge
解放大桥
Jiefang Bridge.JPG
Jiefang Bridge at night, as viewed from the north bank of the Pearl River
Coordinates 23°06′51″N 113°15′31″E / 23.11417°N 113.25861°E / 23.11417; 113.25861Coordinates: 23°06′51″N 113°15′31″E / 23.11417°N 113.25861°E / 23.11417; 113.25861
Crosses Pearl River
Locale Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Characteristics
Longest span 85 m
History
Opened February 1998
Jiefang Bridge is located in Guangdong
Jiefang Bridge
Jiefang Bridge
Location in Guangdong

Jiefang Bridge (Chinese: 解放大桥, literally “Liberation Bridge”) is a bridge in Guangzhou, China. The Bridge connects the Haizhu District with the Yuexiu District, and is one of nine bridges connecting Haizhu with downtown Guangzhou and the business districts.On its north side is Jiefang South Rd(解放南路) and on its south side is Tongqing Rd (同庆路).

Guangzhou’s annual Dragon Boat Race takes place between Jiefang Bridge and Renmin Bridge.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Dragon Boat Festival”, 6 June 2008. Retrieved 2010-08-27.