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Aiwan Pavilion

Qingfeng Gorge, Yuelu District, Changsha 410006, China
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Ranked #10 of 111 Attractions in Changsha
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Bangkok, Thailand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

My grandmother had a collection of Chinese story books with beautiful sketches in them and the Aiwan pavilion is a beautiful sight. Whether you call it the Love Dusk Pavilion or the Autumn Admiring Pavilion or Aiwan, it was a beautiful sight with the colors of winter perfectly mixing with the colors of the Pavilion and its surroundings

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I visited Aiwan pavilion in december 2013. The pavilion is on top of a small rocky hill surrounded by maple trees (in shades of red, orange and yellow) which give rise to a beautiful setting for taking photos. The scenery here is quite impressive. However, there isn't very much to do here. It is located on Mount Yuelu next to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

A very pleasant scenic spot and not far from the city. It is nicely combined with a visit to the mountain.

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Singapore
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

One of the 4 famous pavilions in China. Nicely crafted and painted. Aiwan may be interpreted in several ways: 'love' (ai) 'night' (wan); or the one I prefer which is ai (love) wan-bei (younger generation). Those who love children or are true educators would understand the importance of the second meaning. Aiwan pavilion is also significant because the words as... More

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Cedar Crest
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33 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

It's a pretty pavilion but nothing fantastic and it's only a few stories tall. One of it's fames is that Chairman Mao used to go there with friends when he was a student.

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