Standing proudly over the landscape of Hainan Island you will find the Ying Wang Tower, a Confucian temple that is well worth a visit when exploring this charming Chinese destination. While the tower itself is around 40kms from Sanya City those in search of a resort in Sanya that can be used as a base for their travels can stay Anantara Sanya Resort & Spa. Set amidst scenic coastal scenery, this luxurious Sanya resort is only around 15 minutes from Sanya City making it an ideal starting point for your adventures.

Showcasing a hexagon shape design, the Ying Wang Tower dates back to the Qing Dynasty and was used as a site where the teachings of Buddhism were introduced. Spanning a height of around 20 metres, this impressive structure in Yacheng Town is where the writings of a monk named Jianzhen and his disciples are stored as well. The tower provides a fascinating sightseeing experience and is also ideally located close to Yazhou Ancient City.

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