Tianxin Pavilion is located in the city center of Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province. It is a historical spot with Tianxin Ancient Pavilion and the Ancient City Wall as the main attractions. Since the Ming Dynasty, Tianxin Pavilion has been regarded as the symbol of the ancient city of Changsha and has been known as "Xiaoxiang Ancient Pavilion, a famous city in the Qin and Han Dynasties".
It is not known how old Tianxin Pavilion was built. The earliest recorded historical materials are Tang Yuan, a magistrate of Shanhua County, in the 41st year of Wanli (1613 AD) of the Ming Dynasty, and Yu Yi's poem Overlooking Tianxin Pavilion in the reign of Chongzhen of the Ming Dynasty, which dates back nearly 500 years.Tianxin Pavilion past dynasties for the officials and people of the heavy, different periods have repair antler.Attic for a layer, when Ming qing qianlong built into two layers, jiaqing years for construction of three layers, and early republic of China (1924), the authorities will be as run-down pavilion comprehensive repair reinforcement, and in the attic in left and right sides of the modeled after Beijing Wen Lange regulation, build two hin (south porch and north xuan), momentum is all the more spectacular, destroyed during the Anti-Japanese War in 1938 after "Wen Xi fire".The present Tianxin Pavilion was rebuilt on the original site in 1983. It imitates the architectural style of Ming and Qing Dynasties. The main attic has three floors and is 14.6 meters high.The south and north have two attached pavilion (south screen, north arch) 10 meters high;The main pavilion and attached to the gallery between the connection, its potential magnificent, magnanimous.
As pavilion, formerly known as "star pavilion", the name comes from the Ming dynasty's "stars" say, eset, according to the stars "star pavilion" is corresponding to the heaven named "star" in changsha, so this was the ancients observed astrology, and sacrifice to the gods, and the ancient pavilion is located in the ancient city of changsha highest dragon v peak, by the ancients as the auspicious signs in the land, people are more willing to in this blessing to eliminate the evil, strong xingjia.During the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty, with the removal of Chengnan Library under the wall of Tianxin Pavilion, Tianxin Ancient Pavilion was once used as a place of cultural sacrifice corresponding to the Chengnan Academy. In the pavilion, there were statues of two venerable gods, Emperor Wenchang and Kuixing, to ensure the prosperity of literature in Changsha. In the old days, people came to worship in an endless stream, and the literati often came to the pavilion to look at the distance, reciting poems and writing poems.Qing Dynasty scholar Huang Zhaomei a song "all around clouds and mountains into the eye, ten thousand fireworks always care" has become a swan song through the ages, and the Ming Dynasty Li Dongyang's "land and water Zhou Zhou, Zhou Zhou motionless;Tianxin Pavilion perched pigeons, pigeons flying Pavilion does not fly "wonderful good union is still widely spoken.The ancient wall under the Tianxin Pavilion was built by Wu Rui, King of Changsha, in 202 BC, the fifth year of Emperor Gaozu of the Western Han Dynasty. It dates back more than 2,200 years.In the fifth year of Hongwu of the Ming Dynasty (1372 AD), the commanding officer of Changsha ordered Qiu Guang to repair and reinforce the city. The city gate was 8.5 kilometers long, with a north-south length and a narrow strip from east to west. Nine city gates were set up, which greatly enhanced the defense ability of Changsha city.YuanGuoMin 1924 after the government built around the street, retain only as cabinet this piece of ancient city wall, it is 251 meters long, 13.4 meters high, south and north two around, is our country ancient of the existing instances of the yugoslav capital fortification is extremely rare, to study the ancient military city defense has extremely important value, is the ancient city of changsha, one of the few cultural carrier and historical sites.
Tianxin Pavilion is now a national AAAA level scenic spot and a famous historical and cultural building in China.