Photographer's Note

The Pavilion of Prince Teng (滕王阁 Téngwáng Gé) or Tengwang Pavilion is a building in the city of Nanchang, in Jiangxi province, China, on the east bank of the Gan River and is one of the Three Great Towers of southern China. The other two are the Yueyang Tower and the Yellow Crane Pavilion.
It has been destroyed and rebuilt many times over its history. The present building was rebuilt in 1989 on the original site. There are nine floors and 57.5m tall in total. The main architectural structure is in Song dynasty wooden style, showing the magnificence of the Pavilion.
In China, each famous pavilion must have a famous poem. For this one: "...The autumn river shares a scenic hue with the vast sky, The evening glow parallels with a lonely duck to fly...." That written by Wangbo at AD.653, A famous poet in Tang Dynasty.

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  • Copyright: z y wei (drweizy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 80 W: 0 N: 58] (536)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2015-08-16
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2016-01-16 18:56
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