Iron Pagoda Introduction 鐵塔簡介
Iron Pagoda Located in the Iron Pagoda Park, northeastern corner of Kaifeng City. It's
also known as "Kaibao Temple Pagoda. The surface of the pagoda was covered with
iron-colored glazed tiles, which made it look like an Iron Pagoda, hence its present
The octagonal-shaped pagoda has 13 floors with a height of 55.88 meters, the width
of each side at the base is 4.16 meters, and it is decreasing from the base to the top
levels. Although it was constructed of glazed bricks of different shapes and sizes, it looks
very much like a huge wooden pillar, with carved patterns of Buddhas, flowers, human
figures and legendary animals, all representing the highly developed workmanship of the
The Iron Pagoda is well known at home and abroad with its unique art of
architecture, the design is fine and excellent, strong in structure, it withstands numerous
attacks of earthquake, the great flood of 1642, which buried the base under several
meters of silt, storms, and man-made damages since its construction and now it still
firmly stands there magnificently.
八角形塔有 13 層，高度 55.88 米，每一側的基部的寬度為 4.16 米，從基座到塔頂逐
The Iron Pagoda is a thirteen-storey pagoda, named for its iron-brown appearance.
Thousands of Buddha figures carved all over the glazed
The glazed-bricks on the surface layer are exquisitely engraved. More than 50 distinct patterns
are used, such as figures of Buddha and Bodhisattva, different flowers, and lions and kylins, to
name just a few. Each pattern is of a high artistic standard show excellent craftsmanship.
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