Sanjiang Bridges

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Sanjiang Bridges
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Basically, bridge piers are constructed of stone. Pavilions on top of them are made of wood and have flying¸ white trimmed eaves.

Dong villages

When visiting the bridges of Sanjiang, explore the nearby Dong villages to view their fascinating drum towers and water wheels. Almost all Dong villages have a tall, multi-tiered drum tower. It houses a hanging drum that is beaten to alert villagers about emergencies and community meetings. Some drum towers reach higher than a three story building. Many Dong village areas have large, creaking, entrancing water wheels for irrigation.

Nearest major city

The Sanjiang region is a six hour drive from Guilin, the leading tourism city in Guangxi province.

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