An exquisite three-story tower overlooking Dongting Lake, Yueyang Pavilion (Yueyang Lou) poignantly raises the tips of its roofs towards the heavens, resembling a giant bird in flight or an ancient warrior’s helmet. One of the three great towers south of the Yangtse River, this architectural treasure dates back to the fourth cenutury CE, with the original building constructed in the third century BCE. Made entirely out of wood with no metal nails or beams, this fine 15 m (49 ft) high structure stands as a masterpiece of classical Chinese military joinery. Enjoy views of the lake, observing busy docks and ships, or take a stroll in the scenic garden surrounding the pavilion. A pedestrian street nearby offers good restaurants. Plan to visit Yueyang Pavilion (Yueyang Lou) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Yueyang attractions using our Yueyang vacation planner.
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ZhangjiajieholidayMay 23, 2017
No rivets or nails were used in the construction of Yueyang Tower, which is a complete wood structure, simple and unique. In the middle of the tower, four nanmu pillars run all the way to the roof, wi... more »
A TripAdvisor China MemberMay 4, 2017
著名的人文景观，中国四大名楼之一。楼身并不高，只有三层，园内有唐宋元明清五朝楼宇的演变。三层楼每层都有不同大家《岳阳楼记》的题词，背靠洞庭湖，景色怡人。 more »Famous cultural landscape, one of China's Four Great Towers of China. Lou is not high, only three floors, Park in the evolution of the Tang, song, Yuan, Ming and Qing five dynasty buildings. Three floors each with different members of the inscription of the Yueyang, backed by the Dongting Lake, pleasant scenery.
SummerfellMay 3, 2017
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