Pagoda Hill Print

 

 

Pagoda Hill is also called Warship Hill ,it is located in the southern suburbs of Guilin on the western bank of The Li River and is in Chuanshan Park.

Why people call it Pagoda Hill? Because of the hexagonal Longevity Buddha Pagoda on it. The seven-storey brick pagoda was built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It is a multi-eave pagoda and its plane is trapezoidal. On the north wall of the pagoda, a statue of Longevity Buddha (Amidabha Buddha) was encased - hence its name. The reflection of the hill in the water is one of the New Twenty-four Scenes of Guilin.

Many maple trees are planted at the foot of the hill. In autumn, the hill is illuminated with red maples and is very charming.