Moon bridges

A moon bridge is a highly-rounded arched pedestrian bridge associated with gardens especially in China and Japan, where the design originated. In many areas, moon bridges are purely decorative, but at one time this type of bridge was originally designed to allow pedestrians to cross canals while allowing the passage of barges beneath. When constructed using the climbing ascent and descent, it has the further advantage of not using space from the adjoining fields for approaches to the bridge. The visual effect of this bridge makes it a popular design for gardens, particularly those with water or small paths.
info source: wikipedia

Moon bridge in The Japanese garden at Huntington Gardens in San Marino, California.- By https://www.flickr.com/photos/randysonofrobert/https://www.flickr.com/photos/randysonofrobert/464791157/, CC BY 2.0, Link

Jade Belt Bridge at the Summer Palace, Beijing – By HennessyOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

Celestial Bridge – By CryptojoeOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

The Twenty Four Bridge in the Thin West Lake,Yangzhou – By GislingOwn work, CC BY 3.0, Link

Tongyuan Bridge, Taiwan – By Solomon203Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

Jindai Bridge, Dahu Park,  Taipei City. – By 玄史生Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

A moon bridge in Magnolia Gardens, US – By mogollon_1DSC_2695, CC BY 2.0, Link

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