The Temple of Six Banyan Trees
The Temple of Six Banyan Trees is located in Liurong Road, Yuexiu District in Guangzhou City. It built in the year of 537, the history goes back to 1400 years ago. The temple of Six Banyan Trees is one of famous historical sites in Guangzhou. The temple first got famed for the inscription of Su Dongpo, a famous Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) poet and literature scholars. With towering pagoda, dense trees and a number of historical relics, the temple is one of four Buddhist temples in Guangzhou and other three are Guangxiao Temple, Hualin Temple, and Haizhuang Temple. Temple of Six Banyan Trees features the imposing pagoda, known as Six Banyan Pagoda and Flowery Pagoda. Designed in an octagonal shape, the pagoda stands totally 57.6 meters high. The pagoda seemingly contains nine storeys but actually contains 17. Standing on the top floor, visitors can have a panoramic view of Guangzhou. 2 hours will be suggested to take for visiting here.