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Qu Xu Bridge
雅鲁藏布江的曲水大桥

First modern bridge in Xizang Autonomous Province 西藏自治区 (Tibet)

 

The 曲水 Quxu (Chushul) Bridge, the first bridge to span the Yarlung Zangbo River 雅鲁藏布江 linking Lhasa 拉萨 and Loka, Shigatse in Xizang Autonomous Province 西藏自治区 (Tibet).

The magnificent Quxu Bridge is an important gateway from Lhasa to the Shannan area as it links east and west Tibet.

Quxu 曲水 means "winding stream". The photograph shows the opening ceremony in 1974.


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