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Lanting is the Holy Land of Calligraphy in Tall Bamboo Forest

 2012-06-29    Edu House    Sights    Shaoxing    681  

Lanting (Orchid Pavilion) is a cherished place for many Chinese people sine ancient times, including writers, poets, and emperors. Perhaps in the minds of every Chinese, Lanting is the holy land of Calligraphy for Chinese nation, because there was a great calligrapher Wang Xizhi, who wrote the famous Preface to the Poems Composed at the Orchid Pavilion.

Today, thousands of years later, walk through the peace and quiet Orchid Pavilion, it is still elegance, old-fashioned, as if the winding streams just as yesterday. In front, it is a tall bamboo forest, verdant trees, green and lush, just a pastoral scene, and people indulge and do not want to leave.




Several children were playing with the white goose.


Goose Pond


Lanting Stele Pavilion


Wang Youjun Temple


Royal Pavilion




This little girl was trying to learn to write in front of the monument.


eighteen-cylinders beside the pond


winding streams


Several girls came to the winding streams, small wine drifting.


The rice wine floating on the water side by side with the girls reflected.






In the tall bamboo, some girls danced leisurely.


The monument with a word“太”.




Under the Lanzhu Mountain, streams flow leisurely.




Chihuai Pavilion








Lanting Trail






The sunset fell on the small pavilion, quiet and elegant.


Ancient Station Pavilion










Tips:  Lanting is located at the foot of the Lanzhu Mountain, 14 kilometers southwest of Shaoxing City, Zhejiang Province.

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