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Tangyue Memorial Archway

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Introduction to Tangyue Memorial Archway (棠樾牌坊群)

Located around the road in the entrance of the Tangyue village within the west of Shexian County, Tangyue Memorial Archway Group has 7 arches. 

Tangyue, known as the ”The Town of the Arches”, is the best place to view residential architecture and memorial arches from the Ming and Qing dynasties. The Tangyue Memorial Arch Group is all produced of green stones which can be of good quality and developed in Shexian County. 

It doesn’t use any nail or rivet in any respect. The skillful mixtures amongst stones are amazing. Furthermore, you will find a large amount of beautiful carvings in Huizhou architectures throughout the system of the arches. It arrays in the successive purchase of loyalty, filial piety, women’s chastity and charity.

The Arches are made of fine wood or stone, created as a memorial or just for decoration only. There are thousands of arches scattered around Tangyue.Amongst The Tangyue Memorial Arch Group, a few of 7 are constructed in the Ming dynasty, and 4 are in the Qing Dynasty. 

Though they’ve an extended historical past, the type of architecture can be a profitable mixture of previous and new, which would seem a piece of operates finished at a heat. 

These seven arches in turn are: the Baocanxiao Memorial Arch, the Cixiaoli Memorial Arch, the Jiexiao Memorial Arch of Wang, the spouse of Baowenling, the Kindness Arch, the Jiexiao Memorial Arch of Wu, the second wife of Baowenyuan, the Baofengchang Dutiful Son Memorial Arch, as well as the Baoxiangxian Shangshu (a rank in historical occasions in China) Memorial Arch. 

All these are memorial arches of Bao families of Tangyue village.Besides the arches, there are many elegantly constructed ancient residential houses and ancestral temples, unique to this area.It is also an excellent place to gain an insight into the social culture of ancient China’s feudal society.

   
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Location

In the Entrance of the Tangyue Village, the West of Shexian County, the Northeast of Huangshan City, Anhui Province, China

   
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Main Sights

Tangyue Memorial Archway, Tangyue Village

   
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Travel Information

Admission for Tangyue Memorial Archway: 100 yuan (including the Bao’s Family Garden), Children less than 1.1 meter is free of charge.

Opening Hours: 7:30AM~5:30PM

   
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Transportation 

1. Shexian County (Railway Station) has Bus 4 to Tangyue Memorial Archway. It is only 6km west of the country seat of Shexian.

2. It is recommended to take a taxi from Shexian County to Tangyu Village.

   
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Travel Tips

1. Recommended duration for a visit is about half of a day.

2. It is not recommended to visit there during “May 1st” and “October 1st” these two golden vacation weeks. Because at that time, the hotel reservation and transportation will be in its climax, the price will be much higher than ordinary times.

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