Jin Shrines, Huixian Bridge 晉祠會仙橋



  • Huixian Bridge (English)
  • 會仙橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 会仙桥 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Huìxiānqiáo (Pinyin)
  • Hui-hsien-ch'iao (Wade-Giles)
  • Meeting Transcendents Bridge (English)
  • Jinci Huixianqiao (English)
  • 晉祠會仙橋 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠会仙桥 (Simplified Chinese)


  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 37.708198° Long. 112.435474°
  • Building Information

    The original date of the construction of this bridge is unknown. A bridge already appears in this location on map of Jinci (Jinci zhitu 晋祠之图) included in the Taiyuan gazetteer by Gao Ruxing 高汝行, from 1551. According to the twentieth-century account by Liu Dapeng 劉大鵬, legend has it that in the past, on the 14th day of the 4th month, transcendents meet on this bridge. This structure is number 40 on our plan of the site.1

    Date before 1551 CE

    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

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