双塔

Twin-Pagoda

双塔

  苏州双塔位于苏州市定慧寺巷内,始建于公元982年。二塔形式结构相同,为七层八角楼阁式仿木砖塔,东塔高333米,西塔高337米。塔顶锥形,塔刹高耸,整体造型玲珑秀丽,自宋朝以来到现代,双塔历经修葺,仍保持宋初原型不变。1956年公布为江苏省文物保护单位, 1996年晋升为全国重点文物保护单位。

  地址:苏州市定慧寺22号

Twin-Pagoda

  Built in Song Dynasty (982 A.D.), Suzhou Twin-Pagoda is located at Dinghuisi lane. Two towers have same structure, both of which are 7-stories octagonal attic-style bricking towers. The East Tower is 33.3 meters high, and the west one is 337 meters high. The towers have high and coned tops. Since Song Dynasty, the Twin-Pagoda has been repaired for many times but it still kept its original shape. It was publicized as a Cultural Relic Unit under Protection in Jiangsu Province, 1956, and was upgraded to a Key Cultural Relic Unit under National Protection in 1996. Address:No.22, Dinghuisi Lane, Gusu District, Suzhou

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