Located in the southern end of the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge, the Pipa (lute) Pavillion is a special architecture that of Chinese classical garden flavor. Built in the Northern Song Dynasty (962-1127), Pipa Pavillion has come through years of changes and has been as the place where many legends happened.
Bai Juyi, the eminent educator in Tang Dynasty (618-907) has been as the governor of Wuhan and left his masterpiece, Pipa Song, after enjoying the splendid landscapes here. Yu Boya, an eminent musician in the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476B. C.), met his confidant, Zhong Ziqi, and left the incomparable elegant melody-- Lofty Mountains and Flowing Water, which means the appreciative friends. People later made a half-length statue of Yu Boya in memory of him and for respect of the friendships.
This ancient pavilion is where you can see the beautiful view of Yangtze River and experience the very feeling of the celebrities who have ever come here. You may leave with your masterpiece.
Opening Hours: 8:00 -17:00
Ticket Price: 15 CNY for entrance
Location: East side of Yangtze River Bridge
Transportation: Bus No. 5, 23 and 502 will bring you here.
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