Pazhou Pagoda is an ancient Chinese Pagoda located in Haizhu
, the capital of Guangdong
.The Pazhou Pagoda started work back in 1597 and was built in 1600. The pagoda is situated on a knoll at the south bank of Pearl River
It is an octagonal tower with 9 main sections and 17 sub sections.The tower stands at about 59 metres and has a diameter at the base of 12.7 metres.It covers a total area of 111 square metres.As similar functions to Chigang Pagoda
, it was built for Fengshui and allow safe navigation of merchant ships travelling along the Pearl River towards Guangzhou.
The Pazhou Pagoda is conveniently near to the other famous pagodas in the area such as the Chigang Pagoda and Flower Pagoda. These ancient towers are close proximity to the Chigang Pagoda Station