The Six Harmonies Pagoda is the best place to view the tide and it is built to deal with the Qiantang tide by Wuyue emperor in the North Song Dynasty. The Six Harmonies Pagoda features seven sides and eight floors with the height of 59.89 meters. It looks so magnificent and grand and you can have a birds’ eyes view of the Qiantang scenery when overlooking from the Six Harmonies Pagoda. There is a new Chinese pagoda garden near the Six Harmonies Pagoda. Entering into it, you will see more than one hundred ancient pagodas there from every dynasty and every region, concentratedly showing the essence of the Chinese pagoda culture.
The appearance of the Six Harmonies Pagoda looks generous and promising and it has been described as admiral by many people. You can view the spectacular Qiantang River Bridge, the steaming sails, verdant hills and the wide river surface of the Qiantang River from the Six Harmonies Pagoda, which feast your eyes on all of them. When visiting its third floor, you will see a lot of various graphic patterns graved inside it, including birds, animals, flowers and immortals, which are characterized by meticulous sculpture, exquisite conception, marvelous structure, and it is the masterpiece of the ancient architectural art in China. It has also been listed as the national key relics protection unit in the year of 1961. It is a wonderful place for you to have a visit and a place worthy your visit during your Hangzhou tour.
Travel tips: 1) Opening time: 06:30 a.m.-17:30 p.m. 2) Ways to go there: take the No. 2, K4, 308, 504, and 5 to the Six Harmonies Pagoda stop; 3) Ticket price: 20 RMB/adult; 4) Duration suggestion: 2 hours; 5) Attractions nearby: Impression West Lake, Lingshan Cave area of the West Lake, Song Dynasty Town , the Thousand Islets Lakes; 6) Best time to visit: September when you can view one line of the Qian River on the Six Harmonies Pagoda.