Fan Tower

Fan Tower

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Fan Tower

Introduction: Introduction Built in 977, Song dynasty, Fan Tower, China’s foremost protected monument, is t..

Tickets:Fan tower fee and opening hour Ticket :10 yuanOpening hour: 8:00—17:30

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Fan Tower Introduction

Introduction
Built in 977, Song dynasty, Fan Tower, China’s foremost protected monument, is the earliest architecture in Kaifeng. At Song dynasty, it is a six-corner huge tope with nine flowers in 80 meters height. As time went o­n, at Qing dynasty, o­nly three floors were left. But later, another three small towers were built o­n the three floors. Now, the tower is 31.3 meters high, built by grey bricks o­n which there are carvings of Buddha images.
The first floor of the tope is 13.10 in width, and the three floors are 25 meters in height, while the whole tower is 31.67 meters high. The images of Buddha are different in gesture, cloth and expression.
It has four distinct seasons with full sunshine, mild climate and temperate rainfall. its general temperature is 14℃. The best time for travel there is between September and October when the weather is mild.

Fan Tower Features

Highlight
It is said that Fan Tower was the most prosperous restaurant in Donging in the Northern Song Dynasty. Even Emperor Huizong o­nce came to this tower and left a story about his date with Li Shishi- famous beauty at that time.Fan Tower consists of five three-storied buildings respectively located in the east, west, north, south and middle. As the biggest o­ne among the five, the west building is the main architecture in majestic splendor. In this building places a special chair for Emperor Huizong. The middle building has a music room and a study of Li Shishi both decorated in a plain and elegant way.
The Fan Tower was founded with different enamel gray and square bricks. Each brick is o­ne foot square, Sakyamuni, Guanyin with twelve arms, sixteen Lohan, etc., each image is fresh and clear, and the looks are entirely different. Although o­nly three layers of are left, it is still a famous tower at present. With the situation, geezer shape and long history, unique style, it draws o­n a continuous stream of Chinese and foreign visitors.

Fan Tower Tickets

Fan tower fee and opening hour
Ticket :10 yuan
Opening hour: 8:00—17:30

Fan Tower Transporation

Traffic
Take bus 15 , and get off at Yuwangtai station, walk along Fan tower West street , and then turn into the Fanta first street, go o­n walking for 200m, you will see a path, walk along the path for about 100m, go up the slope, you will arrive the tower.

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