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Famous landmarks in Guiyang

Famous landmarks in Guiyang are top attractions such as Jiaxiu Pavilion, Hongfu Temple, Qianling Park. These attractions are natural scene and historical sites with ethnic characters. Now, please travel with Top China Travel to explore the charming Guiyang.

Hongfu Temple

Hongfu Temple is in Qianling Park, which is situated in the northwest of Guiyang, Guizhou Province. There are three halls with several jade Buddha statues in the temple. Besides these superb halls, the temple is also adorned with galleries, pools, and springs, which are of high artistic value.
There are three halls with several jade Buddha statues in the temple. The architectural style is magnificent and venerable. Over the past 300 years the temple has undergone several rebuilds, repairs and enlargements and is now a very well preserved example of its kind. As the largest Buddhist temple in Guizhou Province it has been declared a key cultural relic and has been open to the public since 1983.

Jiaxiu Pavilion

Sitting on a huge rock in the Nanming River in the southern part of Guiyang, Jiaxiu Pavilion is first built in the 26th year in the reign of Wanli in the Ming Dynasty (1598). Jiaxiu Pavilion got its names since the builder believed that people in Guiyang are the finest and most talented under heaven that is the internal meaning of Jiaxiu in Chinese.
Jiaxiu Pavilion is a magnificent three-storied building 20-meter-high with three eaves and a pointed top, containing carved windows and red lattices and upturned eaves on all sides. In Jiaxiu Pavilion, you can enjoy the rich collection of stone engravings, calligraphy works, paintings and woodworks by ancient artists. Among them, there is a long antithetical couplet with 206 characters written by a member of the Imperial Academy from Guiyang, which has 26 more characters than that one in Daguan Pavilion in Kunming, which claims to be the longest one in the world.

Qianling Park

Qianling Park in Guiyang is named after Mt. Qianling. In the park, there are tall ancient trees, limpid springs, oddly shaped rocks and towering mountains. As one of the noted gardens on the Guizhou plateau, it boasts clear waters, green mountains, tranquil forests and old temples.
Qianling Lake was man-made by the damming of Daluo Spring in 1954. Since 1999 when the project of clearing up the silt in the lake was completed, it has an area of 35 hectares with clearer water and a steadfast dam. A crystalline surface mirrors the green and gentle willows and the surrounding pavilions that are ornately decorated and finely built.
Recommended China Tour to Guiyang: 14 Days Southwest Experience Tour (Destination: Beijing-Guiyang-Kaili-Rongjiang-Zhaoxing-Sanjiang-Longsheng-Guilin-Shanghai)

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