Luoxing Tower

Luoxing Tower

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Luoxing Tower

Introduction: Introduction On the top of the luoxing mountain, the Luoxing Tower stands tall and upright. I..

Tickets:Fee and Opening HourTicket: 5 yuanOpening Hour: 8:00 -17:30

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Luoxing Tower Introduction

Introduction
On the top of the luoxing mountain, the Luoxing Tower stands tall and upright. It was built in the Song Dynasty, damaged during the period of Emperor Wan Li of the Ming Dynasty and rebuilt during the period of Emperor Tian Qi of the Ming Dynasty (1621-1627). It has a legend that it is built by Liuqiliang who comes from Guangdong and beautiful. In order to seize her, The native laird bring a false chargh against her husband to sent him to southern Fujian, at last , her husband died. Liuqiliang was very angry and helpless, therefore she sold of all her property , built the luoxing tower with the money to stand for her miss feeling.
The seven-layer tower is octagonal and made of stone. It stands 31.5 m high at the Majiang River port. . It's necessary to mention that its name and location had been marked o­n the chart of Zheng He's navigation back to the Ming Dynasty. Since the five ports had trade relations in the late Qing Dynasty, Luoxing Tower has been regarded as the famous mark of the port in the world navigation chart, called "China Tower". Luoxing Park is situated in the Luoxing Mountain of Mawei district with an area of 2,033 ha. At the foot of the mountain, a revetment with railings has been built along the Mingjiang River. Many rockeries are piled up and lots of grass and trees have been planted.Climbing the Luoxing Tower, visitors may look far into where Minjiang River pours into the sea or visit the Zhao Zhong Ancestral Hall.
Fujian has a year-round warm and humid climate. Annual average rainfall ranges from a low of 1400 mm to a high of 2000 mm, and annual average temperature from a low of 17 C to a high of 21 C. It is hospitable in all seasons for travelers in this province.

Luoxing Tower Features

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 Luoxing Tower stands tall and upright o­n the top of the luoxing mountain which is 21 km away from fuzhou urban.In 1985, it was listed as the provincial level cultural relic preservation organ. Luoxing mountain is originally an island in the middle of the river, it is also called Moxin island.
   The seven-layer tower is octagonal and made of stone. It stands 31.5 m high at the Majiang River port. It has a legend that it is built by Liuqiliang who comes from Guangdong and beautiful. In order to seize her, The native laird bring a false chargh against her husband to sent him to southern Fujian, at last , her husband died. Liuqiliang was very angry and helpless, therefor she sold of all her property , built the luoxing tower with the money to stand for her miss feeling.
  It was built in the Song Dynasty, damaged during the period of Emperor Wan Li of the Ming Dynasty and rebuilt during the period of Emperor Tian Qi of the Ming Dynasty (1621-1627). o­n the second layer, there is a tower inscription which tells us the geogrophy situation and the function of Luoxing tower. The naval battle in 1884 between China and French was carried o­n Ma river under the Luoxing tower. Luoxing Tower has been regarded as the famous mark of the port in the world navigation chart, called "China Tower".
  In 1963, Luoxing tower carried o­n another restoration. The mound under the tower also was warded off for the Luoxing park. And the Luoxing zero point is the elevation datum of the entire Fujian province. When the see wind blows gently, standing o­n the tower , you can see many small islands in the sea and many aquatic bird fling along the shore. What a marvelous sight!

Luoxing Tower Tickets

Fee and Opening Hour
Ticket: 5 yuan
Opening Hour: 8:00 -17:30

Luoxing Tower Transporation

Traffic
You take bus 37, 58, 937 to Luoxing tower park.

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