Baiyuan in Longmen Grottoes is the tomb of poet Bai Juyi in Tang Dynasty

Baiyuan, located on Pipa peak, Dongshan mountain, Longmen scenic spot, Luoyang, is the cemetery of Bai Juyi, a poet of Tang Dynasty, covering an area of 30000 square meters. It was announced as a national key cultural relics protection unit by the State Council in 1961.

Bai Juyi lived in Luoyang for 18 years. Although he was honored as “Shaofu”, he was poor all his life. He was fond of wine and good poetry. He built Xiangshan temple in Longmen and opened Bajie beach. He was very attached to Longmen Mountains and rivers. He was buried here as instructed after his death.

There are more than 10 main scenic spots in Baiyuan, including Qinggu District, letiantang, poetry Gallery, tomb area, Japanese Calligraphy Gallery, Daoshi bookstore, etc. Qinggu district is located between the two mountains, including baichi, tingyiting, slate bridge, pine bamboo and Bailian. When entering Qinggu District, the waterfall falls, the water rippling, the bamboo forest breeze and the white lotus fragrance make people feel relaxed and happy; the paradise is close to the mountain and the water, facing Qinggu District, where poets write poems and meet friends. The indoor natural rocks are exposed, and the white marble statues are natural and natural, standing on the rocks, giving people a deep sense of the world. Standing in front of the paradise of music, you can have a deep recollection of the connotation of the poet’s original work “the constant water in front of the door, the trees on the wall, the bamboo path around the lotus pond, and more than a hundred steps back”; the poetry Gallery stands 38 stones, written by domestic famous experts, with complete lines, grass, seal characters and official script, which can not only appreciate Bai Juyi’s famous works, but also enjoy the beauty of calligraphy art. The Japanese Calligraphy Gallery was built for the exchange of Chinese and Japanese calligraphy. It is mostly the work of contemporary Japanese calligraphy masters. It was opened to the public in March 2000. The tomb area is located at the top of Pipa peak, which can be reached from the peony altar. Here are Bai Juyi’s tomb, lying stone tablet, wutoumen and the stone erected by the Chinese and foreign guests and ethnic groups who admire Bai Juyi. The front of the tomb is paved with stone, the back lawn is like a blanket, surrounded by cypresses, giving people a sense of solemnity.

The white garden is a memorial garden. The buildings in the garden are simple and elegant. There are flowers in three seasons, green in four seasons, and the winding paths are secluded. It is a good place to visit.

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