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Five Ministers Memorial Tower

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Situated at the south end of Haifu Road in Haikou, this tower was built in the year 1889 to honor five well-known ministers of the Tang and Song dynasties who were exiled to Hainan. Li Deyu of the Tang dynasty who lasted from 618 to 907AD and Hu Quan, Li Gang, Zhou Ding and Li Guang of the Song dynasty who lasted from 960 to 1271 were all banished from the majestic court to the southern most part of China. The tower houses statues and memorial tablets for each of the five ministers. The Memorial Tower's grounds are well maintained and good-looking. Paths paved with pebbles and lined with prehistoric trees, lead through halls as well as pavilions.
Five Ministers Memorial Tower is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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