Sitting on the east coast of the Dongting Lake Yueyang Tower, Yueyang City, Simon walls on the west the vastness of the Dongting Lake and eastward to the north of the Yangtze River, Shuiguang floor shadow, exist side by side, known as "the world of water Dongting, Yueyang the world is flat" The reputation is well-known tourist attractions.
Yueyang Tower was built in AD 220 or thereabouts, dating back over 1,700 years of history, its predecessor, the Eastern Wu generals, according to legend of the Three Kingdoms period Lu Su's "read the Army House", and write poetry in the Tang Dynasty poet Li Bai, the beginning of "the Yueyang Tower." Yueyang 21.5 meters tall, three-layer, cornices, plain wooden structure. Yellow glazed tiles covering the roof, shape KIWI, curve smooth, steep Alice undone, like the ancient warrior's helmet, called the helmet top. Helmets wishful brackets under the roof, shaped like a honeycomb exquisitely carved. Yueyang distinctive furnishings inside the building. Layers within the famous ancient written couplets hanging. "Yueyang Tower" plaque for Kuo Mo-jo handwritten. First, second floor, each containing a "Yueyang Lou Ji" carved screen, the first floor of the nineteenth century AD, carved screen is the complex product; on the second floor of the carved screen embedded in the eighteenth century AD, the great calligrapher ZHANG Zhao of the book, the font Founder , vigor vigorous, varied techniques, originality, for a treasure handed down. Carved screen is embedded in the third floor of Du Fu's poetry book of Mao Zedong, "Deng Yue Yang House", vigorous strokes unrestrained, Xingshenjianbei, carved screens Jin Guangyao eyes, shiny.
Yueyang Tower in 1988 was listed as the national key cultural relics protection units.
The west the vastness of the Dongting Lake
North rolling Yangtze