Leifeng Pagoda constructs originally in the thunder peak, before the Hangzhou Xihu Nanan south under Pingshan date bright peak Jingci Temple. South Lei Fengwei Pingshan Yu Mai who extends to the north, is close to the lake to stick out excitedly, the forest onion is strongly fragrant. But because the folk the tower above the thunder peak, shouts it is Leifeng Pagoda. Original tower altogether seven, the double-eaved roof flies, the window understands thoroughly, is very magnificent. the Leifeng Pagoda once was Xihu's symbolic scenic spot, old times Leifeng Pagoda and the Beishan Mountains guaranteed 俶 the tower, south the one north the one, separated the lacustrine facies to be right, has “Lei Fengru the old buddhist monk, guaranteed 俶 like the beautiful woman” the reputation, in Xihu also presents “a lake to reflect the double tower, the north and south confronted” the beautiful scene. Whenever the setting sun in the western sky, tower shade across the sky, some scenery, therefore is called “the thunder peak evening glow”. Up to the Ming Dynasty Jiajing year, tower exterior Lou Lang is burnt down from by the Japanese pirate. The tower footing brick by the superstition burglary, the cause tower leans in September 25, 1924 collapses. Qing Dynasty Xu Chengzu once wrote poetry the cloud: “Huang Feigu the tower potential dome, the green wisteria high-rising relies on spatially. The marvelous sight that knowledge reason plunders the fire, the arc peak reflects the setting sun to be red slanting.”After Leifeng Pagoda collapses, not only as Xihu one of ten scenery “the thunder peak evening glow” has become the spatial name, moreover “Jing of Quanxu Mt. Nan”, Lianshan also changed into the evening glow mountain.
Zhejiang Province for a China's province, is situated at south the Chinese southeast coast Yangtse Delta the wing, east is near East China Sea, south meets Fujian, west and Jiangxi, Anhui are connected, north with Shanghai, Jiangsu borders on. Within the boundaries biggest rivers Qiantang River, because the river current is winding, calls the river, also calls Zhejiang, the province by river, the abbreviation ?Zhejiang?. Provincial capital Hangzhou. The Zhejiang Province thing and the north and south straight distance is about 450 kilometers, the land territory area 101,800 square kilometers, are the nation 1.06%, is one of Chinese area smallest provinces. Next governs Hangzhou, the Ningbo 2 vice-provincial level cities, Wenzhou, Shaoxing, Huzhou, Jiaxing, Jinhua, Chu chou, Taizhou, Lishui, the Zhoushan 9 locally administered levels, altogether 11 municipalities. Zhejiang Province located at the Chinese southeast coast, is situated between the north latitude 27 ' 12 '' - 31 degrees 31 point and between the longtitude 118 E - 123 degrees, east is close to East China Sea, notogaea Fujian, west and Jiangxi, Anhui are connected, north and Shanghai, Jiangsu is a neighbour. The thing and the north and south straight distance is 450 kilometers, the land territory area 101,800 square kilometers. Within the boundaries biggest rivers Qiantang River, because the river current is winding, also calls Zhejiang, the province by river, Jian Chengwei Zhejiang. The entire province has critical terrain feature landscape more than 800, waters landscape more than 200, biological landscape more than 100, humanities landscape more than 100; Has Xihu, the Fuchunjiang River - Xin'an river, Yandangshan, Moganshan, the Putuo, Mt. Tiantai, Nanxijiang, the shengsi archipelago, Shuanglongdong, the dwelling place of celestial beings, the Xuedou, the Huanjiang - Wuxie, Mt. Jianglang, the dwelling place of celestial beings and so on 14 state-level key scenic spot area, Dongqian Lake, the big Buddhist temple, Fang Yan, Mt. Lanke and so on 42 provincial level scenic spot area; Has Hangzhou, Ningbo, Shaoxing, Chu chou, near the sea 5 state-level historical city, provincial level historical city 12; Has nation key Cultural relic preservation organ 134, provincial level key Cultural relic preservation organ 279; Has state-level nature protection area 7, country forest park 20.