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Su Dongpo Memorial
2012-05-27 21:13:54

Su Dongpo Memorial

 

    The pavilion-style building reposes in the south of a famous tourist site "Spring Dawning on Su Bank" around the West Lake.


    Around the memorial, there are Zhang Taiyan Memorial, Zhang Cangshui Ancestral Temple and Prince Bay Park. In front of the building, stands a 3-meter-height granite statue of Mr.Su.And the museum plaque was inscribed by reputable Tang and Song Dynasty literature specialist Wang Shuizhao.

    Su Dongpo (1037-1101), the great master in North Song Dynasty, was appointed to Hangzhou twice: once in charge of judgment, and the other time as a mayor. During the five years in Hangzhou, he made great achievements in his post, and wrote hundreds of humane poems about the West Lakethe exhibition in the memorial reveals his rough life, great contributions to the city, and the appraisals from modern top-rank painters and calligraphists.

Contact Information:

Address: The Entrance of Su Causeway, Nanshan Road, Hangzhou

Opening Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; free admission

Tel: 0571-87963684

Fax: 0571-87979245

E-mail: ywj.mrg@hz.gov.cn

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