Tangyue Memorial Archway Group
The Memorial Archway Group consist of 3 archways built in Ming Dynasty and the other four in Qing Dynasty, all of which were built in memorial of people who made great contributions to the country or who had great merits and virtues. The archways are of elegant and antique style with exquisite carvings on.
Tangyue is a wonderful place where celebrities were born and made great achievements. The Temple of the Bao's deceased mother, also known as "Qingzi Temple", commonly called "Female Temple", the branch temple of Bao's, commonly called "Male Temple". Both have been repaired as ancient as it will be, with perfect craftsmanship, it is broad. It also takes use of man-made scenery and status in ancient style, as well as modern methods such as sound, light and electricity, in order to reproduce its original appearance. With images true to life, they are the evidences to research patriarchal systems and merchant's history in Huizhou.
In addition, Nanci (Dunben Hall) and Nuci (Qingyi Hall) are attractive points. Nanci (Dunben Hall) was originally built in the Ming dynasty. The complex has five rooms covering 750 square meters. Restored in 1962, it remains the original feature. The interior hall houses important historical records of the flourish of "Hui Shang". Nuci (Qingyi Hall) was built in the Qing, it was the first ancestral temple for women. It is of high value on the research of the feudal ethical codes and patriarchal norms.
The group of splendid memorial archways is of great significance in the research of the politics, economy, culture and architectures as well as the customs of local people. If you have passion for the Chinese ancient architectures, here will be a good destination.
Opening Hours: the whole day
Ticket Price: 50 CNY
Location: Tunxi Zone, Huangshan City
Transportation: Bus No. 10 from She County will bring you here