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). The original date of construction is unknown. A bridge appears in this location on Gao Ruxing's 高汝行 plan of the site published in 1551, and may have been built at the same time as the Taishan Temple, that is, prior to 1342. It is labeled Taishan Bridge on the Qianlong period (1736-1795) painting of the site. The bridge is number 39 on the Jin Shrines site plan.1

Date ? prior to 1342-1551
Dynasty Yuan-Ming 1271-1644 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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