Pagoda of Six Harmonies, Hangzhou
Zhejiang Province

Hangzhou six and tower, six and tower located at Qiantang River north shore in moon peak. This is the Five Dynasties Wu and Yue kingdoms king's south orchard originally. The Northern Song Dynasty plays an ace for three years (970 years), Qian Hongjiao the shed garden makes the tower, and constructs the yard around a pagoda, constructs the tower 6 is to suppress the river tide. When in Qiantang River “the boats spoke converges, looks does not see its head and tail”. six and Thatta body nine, the high 50 ten feets, support break out spatially, cross Lu Fuchuan. Tower top layer installment beacon light, for night flight ships guide. Proclaimed with three years (in 1121), six and the tower destroyed in the warfare. The extant brick constructs tower the body, (in 1156) reconstructed for the Southern Song Dynasty Shaoxing 26 years, the yang or male principle first year (in 1165) completely was completed. Said that the tower body is the cultured temple. Outside presently 13 plywood eaves, reconstruct in clear Guangxu 26 (in 1900), in has the six seals, seven are interlinked with the tower body interior. Six and the tower steps aside from and, the separable outer wall, the winding corridor, the inner wall and the cab four parts, form the inside and outside two links. The inner rim is the tower ventricle, the outer ring is a thick wall, middle clamps by the winding corridor, the staircase puts between the winding corridor. Outer wall's outer wall, supposes in the corner relies on the column, and joins the wooden eave. Around wall body wall gate, because of wall depth 4.12 meters, therefore after passing through the gate, forms Ningpo to suffer. The road both sides have wall the niche, lower part the niche make the Xumi place. Puts on the road, in for the winding corridor, the inner wall nearby the fours wards off the gate, another nearby the fours is the niche, the interaction becomes. Inner wall depth 4.20 meters, therefore in each entry, also forms the road, goes nonstop to the heart cab. In the niche inlays has "42 Chapters after" the carved stone. The central cab to consecrate the image of Buddha originally, imitates the wooden construction, pursues does is fastidious.

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Uploaded: 24/02/2010
Updated: 18/06/2014


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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.