Welcome to Commemoration of Talent--Tengwang Pavilion
The prestige of Tengwang Pavilion mainly owns to a marvelous article written by the gifted and legendary poet named Wang Bo in Tang Dynasty---Essay on Tengwang Pavilion. The splendid article inspires people’s yearn towards the pavilion. Admiring the magnificent building, you seem to have returned to the prosperous and poetic era, and watch the clashes and toasts of ancient China. Located on the shore of the Kan, Jiangxi Province, this fine building is one of the three most notable pavilions on south side of the Yangtze River. It also has the reputation of being the 'First Pavilion of Xijiang River' and has been widely admired by visitors from all over the world. In terms of its height, overall size and architectural style, this pavilion is a prime example of such buildings for which China is justifiably famous.
History and Culture
The existing pavilion is even more spectacular and magnificent than its predecessors. Reached by a Nine-zigzag bridge and surrounded by rock gardens and lakes, it is built in the architectural style of the Song Dynasty (960-1279). It is in fact a complex and not just a single structure. The principle building, covering 47,000 squares meters (about 12 acres), is nine storied and 57.5 meters (about 189 feet) in height. Two smaller pavilions stand on the north and south sides of the main building. Their elegance and simplicity is set off by glazed jade-green tiles on the roof, pretty eaves and red pillars. Engraved screens enhance the interiors. Tengwang Pavilion was always a place where learned men gathered to write articles and hold banquets, therefore the display in the new pavilion gives prominence to culture. A variety of bass-relief and frescoes demonstrate that men of talent have brought glory to this place.
It is the highest building in the Nanchang city. Built in the time of Zan Tianyou, it gets its name from an interesting legend. Rebulit in the Qing Dynasty, it owns 8 surface and is 58.7 meters high. From the stairs the visitors can get to the top of the tower directly.
Meiling Scenic Area
Located to the west of the Poyang Lake, it owns the honor of “Small Lushan” for its beautiful natural scenery. Covering an area of 150 square meters, it is a perfect place for summer holiday. There are about 120 scenic spots in the whole area. And the mystery tombs, villas and scared old trees made it a great attraction for visitors.
Admission fee: 50RMB/person
Opening hours: 7:00-20:00 (Apr. 1 to Oct. 7); 8:00-17:30 (Oct. 8 to Mar. 31)