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Four-door Pagoda

Four- Door Pagoda, which is the earliest existent one story square stone pagoda with arched doors on
each side. The tower was founded in A. C.611 (in the Sui dynasty), 15.04 m in height and 7 m in width on each side. The eaves are held up with five levels. 

The top of the pagoda is made in 23 contracted stone boards forming a pyramid. The tope of pagoda is formed by plate, crystal of mountain and broad leaf. In the center of the pagoda is a square central pillar made of stone, with 16 triangle stone beams around it. On each of the four sides of the center stone is one stone Buddha, sitting cross-legged and facing each door.