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Pagoda of Six Harmonies, Hangzhou

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Looking out across the Qiantang River, Pagoda of Six Harmonies sits at the foot of Yuelu Hill, said to protect its shores from the river with sacred powers. An octagonal structure soaring 60 m (196.9 ft), the pagoda's exterior gives the illusion of a 13-story structure, while actually only containing seven interior floors. Examine the architecture of this majestic site, initially constructed in 970 CE and said to have served as a lighthouse for the Northern Song Dynasty. Wind your way up the central spiral staircase to one of the best views of the river, before taking a gentle stroll around the shrines and sculptures scattered in the pagoda's surrounding grounds. To visit Pagoda of Six Harmonies and get the most from your holiday in Hangzhou, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hangzhou trip itinerary planner.
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  • It was great to climb this ancient pagoda with such historical significance. You can see beautiful murals inside. The entrance fee was very cheap. Fewer people visit here than the centre of hangzhou, ...  more »
  • 40 RMB per person. The view is nice, with a 360 degree view. To do early in the morning (before 10: 00) to avoid the crowd and also for best colors for photographers (a white mist appears to the rest of the day then). There are a lot of people. The site is not very historic, the pagoda was rebuilt with elevator and escalator.
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  • My son and I climbed the Pagoda. The stairs are narrow and a little slippery so use caution. Well worth the effort.The pagoda is striking on the outside and a bit worn on the inside. It is made of bri...  more »

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