Shanghai Longhua Tower, Shanghai

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Shanghai Longhua Airport, formerly known as Shanghai Lunghwa Airport, was a former general aviation airport and PLAAF airfield in located south of downtown Shanghai, China, on the bank of the Huangpu River.It was one of two general aviation airports serving Shanghai and also served as an emergency landing site for police, fire and rescue operations southwest of the city.It was opened in the 1930s with a semi-circular Art Deco terminal and served as the city's airport until the 1950s when Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport opened. Scheduled airline service was provided by Hong Kong Airways. It remained in commercial use until 1966.A flying school used the old hangars of the airport. A single runway (18/36) is now built over and the old terminal in now surrounded by apartments. The airport is also home to historic aircraft.
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  • It is typical in Chinese architecture tower with a tower in front of longhua Temple. So enter the eyes immediately to leave the underground station and longhua Temple is useful as a landmark on the opposite.
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  • Old tower built in the Wuyue period as a landmark of old Shanghai, guide books, commemorative stamps, postcards often have been coming out.
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  • Many temples are scattered in Shanghai has a long history. It is a temple history, reportedly saying of longhua Temple which is located on the South side of the city center, built by Sun Quan of Wu of the three Kingdoms period. Beautiful longhua pagoda 7 tier is octagonal rebuilt since the Song dynasty to the South across the road of the temple has been built. Having said that this tower was built during the Song dynasty.
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