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Pagodas began to be constructed in China for holding the sutras of Buddhism which are transorted from India to China via Silk Road and other religious purpose. Nowadays, these pagodas with rich culture of Buddhism have become famous tourist attractions already.

  • Zhan Bridge

    Situated at the foreland at the southern end of Zhongshan Road, Zhan Bridge, also called Nanhai Zhan Bridge or Grand Pier, is an extension of the road into the sea. It is just about 0.3 miles from Qingdao Railway Station. Whether you come to Qingdao by ship or by train, Zhan Bridge, a Qingdao landmark, will welcome you at your first stop in this charming coastal city. The local people say that you
  • Lupu Bridge

    FeatureIt is the first steel arch bridge in the world, with the longest span. Overview Shanghai's Lupu Bridge starts from Luban Road, Puxi in the north, spans the Huangpu River and ends at Jiyang Road, Pudong in the south with a total length of 8.7 kilometers. It was designed by Shanghai Municipal Engineering Design Institute, and structured by the local government from 2000 to 2003. Enjoying a
  • Twin Pagoda Temple

    Located at the foot of Xiangshan Mountain, Haozhuang Village, to the south of Taiyuan City Shanxi province, Twin Pagoda Temple, also known as Yongzuo Temple, were two 55-meter-tall pagodas, which were originally constructed in 1608 during the Ming Dynasty.   Features of Twin Pagoda Temple   Each of the octagonal pagoda has 13 stories and is almost 55 meters high, entirely made of gray bricks
  • CCTV Tower

    Overview  CCTV Tower was built in 1987. It is 386.5 meters high. It reaches 405 meters. The observation platform is situated on the twenty second floor with a height of 238 meters (781 ft). It’s the most important open observation platform among the towers within the world. It provides a panoramic read of Beijing. Besides, there's a 20-power automatic telescope for guests. On the nineteenth fl
  • Bell Tower

    History of Bell Tower   The Bell Tower housed a massive iron bell at beginning. But because its tolling was not loud enough, it was displaced by a huge cast bronze bell more than 10 inches thick which is in good condition at the present time. The iron bell was moved to the back of the Drum Tower where it has remained for more than 500 years. As recently as 1924, the bronze bell could be heard
  • Zhaozhou Bridge

    History of Zhaozhou Bridge   Also called Anji Bridge and Dashi Bridge, Zhaozhou Bridge is an important cultural relic under national protection. The bridge is built during the last years of Kaihuang's reign in the Sui Dynasty, which has a history of 1400 years. The designer is Lichun, a splendid craftsman, of course, with many his fellow workers. It has 64.4 meters in length and 9.6 meters in w
  • Toddler Bridge

    Features of Toddler Bridge   Toddler Bridge was originally made of wood and was converted into a five-tunnel stone bridge during the Wanli period of the Ming Dynasty. The bridge has a length of 32 meters, a width of 9 meters and a height of 8 meters. On the guardrails and balusters at each side of the bridge are carved reliefs of historical stories and lions, monkeys and other animals. Over th
  • Wenchang Pagoda

    Histiory of Wenchang Pagoda   When the China was dominated by Feng Shui, the art of positioning building, graves or furniture, which was believed to bring positive or negative effect to the ones' life, most area of China had some building built according to this "science", including this pagoda. This seven-tier hollow Wenchang Pagoda was said to bring scholarly honor and advancement in one's ca
  • Mapang Drum Tower

    Features of Mapang Drum Tower   As one of the 55 Chinese ethnic minorities, Dong people created many miracles. The numerous free-nail drum towers, which are built in the center of the Dong villages along the borderlands between Guizhou, Guangxi and Hunan Provinces. According to statistics, there are approximately 160 drum towers still exist in the regon around Sanjiang county of Guangxi Provinc
  • Tengwang Pavilion

    Tengwang Pavilion is situated on the shore of the Kan, in Nanchang City. This fine building is one of the three most famous pavilions on south side of the Yangtze River,together withYellow Crane Tower, Yueyang Pavilion (Yueyang Lou). It also has the fame of being the 'First Pavilion of Xijiang River' and has been widely yearned by visitors from home and abroad . speaking of its height, overall siz