Leifeng Pagoda beautiful & great building to visit on Xihu Lake
Leifeng Pagoda (Chinese: 雷峰塔; pinyin: Léi Fēng Tǎ) is a five story tall tower with eight sides, located on Sunset Hill south of West Lake in Hangzhou. Originally constructed in the year AD 975, it collapsed in 1924 but was rebuilt in 2002, since then it has been a popular tourist attraction. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leifeng_Pagoda
Located in Hangzhou, known as one of the most important tourist cities in China mainly because of its natural beauty and historical/cultural heritage.
Its central point is Xihu Lake surrounded by varies historical buildings including Leifeng Pagoda.
The Pagoda has varies types sculpture on each level. From marble carvings inlaid with gold, wood carvings, gold sculptures, which makes it an extra layer to the experience of climbing up to the top ware the view of Xihu lake is one of the best. Including are beautiful wood carvings that depicts the tragic story of the White Snake. http://www.mildchina.com/history-culture/lady-white-snake.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legend_of_the_White_Snake
View more photos on the Pagoda and its varies sculptures.... http://www.flickr.com/photos/si36studios/sets/72157632664870195/
More Info... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingyin_temple