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Travel to Tengwang Garret, you can see the gorgeous Chinese architecture and the wisdom of ancient Chinese people. Tengwang Garret, the major point of interest in Nanchang City, is the ancient Tengwang Pavilion and has long been ranked the first among the three famous pavilions in the south of Yangtze River (the rest are Yueyang Tower and Yellow Crane Tower). In Chinese, the pavilion is called “Teng Wang Ge” referring to a two story building. However, this tower has nine stories-three that can be seen from the naked eye, four hidden inside and two below the

ground. The tower is located on the eastern side of the Gan River and the style of architecture used is from the Song Dynasty. The reason why this tower is so famous amongst Chinese is that it is including in one of the poems of the famous poet Wang Bo. The poet accompanied his father to the tower one night and he recorded the event through poetry. His poem described the night in an emotional way that made the poem stick into the minds of many Chinese people. One year

later after writing this poem, Wang Bo died. The popularity of the poet continues till today with Chairman Mao having often quoted him and with the lines of his poem written on the pillars of the tower's front gate. The display of Tengwang Garret not only shows the high cultural taste and reflects and demonstrate the essence of ancient brilliant culture of China, but also performs the ancient civilizations of Yuzhang features. Here’s some guide information in your travel of Tengwang Garret: Address: No.58, Fanggu Street, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province.  Contact number: 0086-0791-6702036 Admission Fee:CNY50  Opening Hours: 08:00 to 17:00

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