|Miyi Moon Watching Pavilion |
Miyi Moon Watching Pavilion is a cultural protection unit at the provincial level, which is situated in Guabang Township of Miyi County. Its original name is Guabang Mosque. It was one of the architectures of mosques at early stage, built during Kangxi years in Qing Dynasty. The whole mosque covers an area of about 1,200 m2, with compact layout. The bethel that faces east is a building at the mountain top, consisting of southern and northern wing rooms and gate tower. The gate tower is different from the Islamic style. It is a three-storey pavilion type building that crosses the street, with three-double eave roof. At the same time it adopts hexad hood, seven-downwarp, three-upwarp outer corners and Ruyi Dougong, which combines the four-square, five-downwarp, double-upwarp wooden arch at the bottom storey. Together with simple boscage, a landscape of both exquisite pavilion & attic, where Ahung calls together followers to hold “Jum ’ah”. Tourist may go upstairs to watch moon. That is why it is called “Moon Watching Pavilion”.