Natural Bridge

The natural bridge is located in Nanjing City Lishui District That is the emperor Zhu Yuanzhang made in Nanjing, Nanjing area and communication eastern and western areas of Zhejiang province The transport and construction area. The ancient canal is the only artificial Chinese, across a huge natural bridge, is now classified as Jiangsu provincial cultural relics protection units .
Natural Bridge
The natural bridge dug in Hong Wu for twenty-six years (1393), to the north of Qin Huaihe Port, South flood into the blue port Shijiu Lake The organization, a total length of 7.5 kilometers, hundreds of thousands of migrant workers, took more than ten years, burning stone chisel fifteen Li River, the hills of rock with purple, like rouge, River Rouge Hence the name.
The natural bridge on both sides of the river because of rugged, steep, beautiful, deep, known as "Jiangnan small Three Gorges" of the last century at the beginning of 90s, Professor Hu Jiaming Dean of the national water transportation planning and Design Institute is called "the one and only in the country and the world".

Natural Bridge History

River Rouge The cut in the Hong Wu period, north to the Qinhuai River Estuary, South flood into the blue port Shijiu Lake A total length of 7.5 km. This was the river, Nanjing and the two communication Zhejiang canal. The river bottom 35 meters deep, 10 meters wide, Kobe Hiroshi more than 20 meters, the engineering cost is huge, difficult, were rare in the water conservancy construction. In river Rouge dug, craftsmen choice stone hard, higher ground to the west of the county as a channel. After the river, will cut a stone below the stone through a boat, this is the famous natural bridge. The bridge is 34 meters long, 9 meters wide, 8.9 meters thick, 35 meters from the water. Now it has become a major scenic spots, take a boat into the river rouge, saw the cross hanging rocks, rock cliffs, a stone across the Strait, very spectacular.
According to historical records, Zhu Yuanzhang The capital of Nanjing, to send Li Cut the Rouge River, there is a natural stone to cross the river, blocking the path, then using the principle of heat expansion and cold contraction, burning stone chisel river ten Wuhua In the stone hole, more than 10 feet, in order to pass the boat, then Shijiu lake, even under the Qinhuai River 10 years of labor, the dead million people, finally created such a miracle -- Tianshengqiao River rouge. The world bridge, named "born". Later built to commemorate the day God Pavilion, bridge for world, have the uncanny effect.

Natural Bridge Scenic spot

Natural bridge, river rouge, there are scenic spots in Phoenix Well, Phoenix lake, Pine forest Bamboo forest, Carp brook Multiple landscape.
At present the whole Tianshengqiao Scenic Area Covers an area of 1.27 square kilometers, is divided into four parts: the Rouge River - Tianshengqiao scenic area, Phoenix area wells Tourism, leisure resort, villa Valley service area. The Rouge River is Zhu Yuanzhang for communication and transport and a famous man-made canal, excavated in 1393, Zhu Yuanzhang sent high mountains Hou Lixin a county in Jiangsu Province "As the governor has dug our river rouge". Li Xin organized the two province tens of thousands of migrant workers, using the principle of thermal expansion and contraction, burning stone chisel fifteen Li River, connected Shijiu lake down to the Qinhuai River.

Natural Bridge Historical records

According to records, to dig the Rouge River "to the stone surface is left in the stone bridge, hole more than 10 feet, in order to pass the bridge into a boat, because of potential." Was born". In the artificial canal left on the stone bridge, is when the craftsmen of the initiative, but as early as 1528 south bridge collapse, only now in Beiqiao. The existing natural The bridge is 34 meters long, 9 meters wide, like the left boulder in the artificial canal on a natural bridge, domestic only a. A stone bridge across the strait" Changhong lying wave "Natural beauty, from the natural bridge on 90s at the beginning of century well-known, far and near, Professor Hu Jiaming Dean of the national water transportation planning and Design Institute called" in the country and the world, the one and only "river Rouge: the natural bridge is now listed as" Jiangsu provincial cultural relics protection units", Jinling The new king of the forty-eight - Xia river due to heavy oil, steep, steep, beautiful, deep, known as "Jiangnan small Three Gorges".
A bridge has a monument, is a good example of Tianshengqiao magic, the monument: "rain collection Rouge River, extraordinary as if done by the spirits of tianshengqiao!"

Natural Bridge geographical position