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Top 5 Natural Arches and Bridges of China

Updated on May 29, 2011

The Elephant Trunk Hill

The Elephant Trunk Hill. Guilin, China. This arch is a landmark of Guilin. The arch shaped like the shape of a full moon, when it's fine weather, the arch, the moon in the sky and it's reflection on the lake, makes a fantastic scene of 'three moons', hence the name of the Lake.

Elephant trunk hill
Elephant trunk hill

Celestial Star Bridge in Guizhou

Tianxing Bridge is a waterfall carved natural bridge, its name translates into English as Celestral Star Bridge. Tianxing Bridge is loated in Anshun, Guizhou province, 6 kilometres downstream of the Yellow Fruit Waterfall (Huanguoshu Waterfall). On the bridge there is a Natual Stone gate, so called "Bridge on Bridge". There are also Natural Potted Landscape, Stone Forest Over Water, and a Cave which has four Stalactites about 20 meters high.

Tianxian Bridge, China near Yellow Fruit Waterfall.
Tianxian Bridge, China near Yellow Fruit Waterfall.
Stone Gate on the Tianxing Bridge
Stone Gate on the Tianxing Bridge

Fairy Bridge in Hunan

Xian Ren Qiao is located in the Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, about 25 kilometers north of the city of Zhangjiajie, in northern Hunan Province, China. Hikers are no longer allowed to traverse the bridge due to obvious safety concerns.

Zhangjiajie Immortal Bridge
Zhangjiajie Immortal Bridge

Fairy Bridge in Guangxi

Xian Ren Qiao (Fairy Bridge) is a meander natural bridge carved through by the Buliu River, a tributary of the Hongshui River in northwest Guangxi Province, China. Xian Ren Qiao (Fairy Bridge) has a span of about 120 meters and a height of about 70 meters, the greatest span of any natural arch in the world ever documented. Raft tours of the Buliu under this bridge are a popular tourist attraction for the area.

Fairy Bridge in Guangxi
Fairy Bridge in Guangxi

Yangdan immortal bridges

Yandangshan Geopark is located in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province in China, covers an area of 294.6 square kilometers.

Yandang Immortal Bridge
Yandang Immortal Bridge

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