Chinese Pagoda, Birmingham
The Chinese Pagoda is a landmark
. It is a 40-foot (12 m) granite carving of a Chinese pagoda
, carved in Fujian
and donated to the city by the Wing Yip
brothers, founder of a local Chinese supermarket chain, in thanks to the city and its people for providing a home for them and their families and for the city's support over the years.
The pagoda was erected in 1998 and the surrounding area turned into a Feng Shui garden with a large Taijitu
embedded in the pavement.
Located in the centre of the Holloway Circus roundabout
on the Inner Ring Road
, it forms a landmark for the nearby Chinese Quarter
of the city and is seen by over 60,000 motorists a day.
Category:Buildings and structures in Birmingham, West Midlands