About Marco Polo Bridge

The Marco Polo Bridge also called Lugou Bridge is a stunning historic structure that crosses the Yongding River and is situated 9 miles southwest of Tiananmen Square. The bridge earned its name after the famous traveler Marco Polo described it as a stone bridge. An architectural masterpiece, the bridge is built of solid granite with a large central arch flanked by 10 smaller ones. The bridge holds a special place in the modern history of China and is a well-known tourist spot.

Must See

  • Wanping City Wall.
  •  Sculpture Garden.
  • Lugou Bridge History Museum.

How to reach

By Bus:
1. Take bus 309, 329, 339, 458, 459, 624, 661, 662 or 952 and get off at Lugou Xinqiao Station.
2. Take bus 77, 96, 97, 133, 310, 313, 452, 843, 896, 983, or Fast Transit Line 45, 97, 145, or Special Line 17 and get off at Kangzhan Diaosuyuan (Sculpture Garden) Station.

By Subway:
Take Subway Line 4 and get off at Dawayao Station. Get out from Exit D. Then take bus 339 at Xidaokou Bei Station and get off at Lugou Xinqiao Station.


  • Do visit it if you have a deep interest in exploring historical places.
  • Do carry your camera to capture the architectural magnificence of the bridge.


Visit Time

Sunday:      7:10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday:      7:10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday:      7:10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 7:10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:     7:10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday:          7:10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday:      7:10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Entry Fee: 10 yuan (adult), 5 yuan (student)

*The Sculptural Garden is free of cost and open from 08:00 a.m. to17:00 a.m. It is closed on Monday.

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