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Tianzi Hotel, Langfang, China

Here are three Chinese epic heroes proudly standing in front of you! This ten-storey building in the shape of three huge Heroes is nothing but the Tianzi Hotel that was built in 2000 in the Chinese city of Langfang, Hebei Province, between Beijing and Tianjin. The three sculptural figures are the Chinese epical heroes Fu, Lu and Shou (Fu –the central, good fortune, 福; Lu –the right, prosperity, 禄; and Shou –the left, longevity, 寿 ;). It is noteworthy that immediately after the construction end this unique and funny hotel holds the Guinness World Record for the «World’s Biggest Image Building".

Height of the thematic hotel is 41.6 meters. The Son of Heaven Hotel, The Emperor Hotel, The Tianzi Hotel, The House of Three Heroes- all these names belong to this miracle of art. If you look attentively, you'll find in the left hand of a hero Shou (left Hero) a "peach" which is not just a fruit, but a hotel suite room. All the windows of the hotel seem to be hidden behind the patterns of dresses. There are two entrances - on the right and on the left.

If you find yourself in Langfang city of China, do not miss the chance to stay at this Guinness Record holder hotel and get your share of Chinese happiness, prosperity and longevity.

By Lilit Khalatyan, www.building.am



 


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