September 3, 2010

Lupu Bridge

Lupu Bridge is the second longest arch bridge in the world. The bridge, which spans the Huangpo River in Shanghai, is 3,900 meters in length, including the 550-meter span over the river. It links the Luwan district with Pudong area.

Visitors can climb up the arch - 367 steps and 100 meters above Huangpo River - for 68 RMB.

pics, from top: Lupu Bridge at night, as seen from the Swiss pavilion in the Expo; the bridge as seen from the banks of Huangpo River 

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