Moon Gate in China

 
 
 

My Wife said it's a Moon Gate

Somehow it is supposed to be a lucky gate used for a garden wall when it is made rounded like this, and in Bermuda it is especially lucky for newlywed couples.

There is a lot attributed to the tiles shapes on the gate and the slope of the roof over it. Hui-Ling Chen said so, and she is my wife, so I guess it's true.

In old school China, they were made for more wealthy peoples gardens.

I don't know a lot about them except that, in Chinese, it is spelled 月门.
The pronunciation in pinyin is "Yuèmén".

And...here is one with the wife and I walking through it.Moon Gate in China - www.Fun-Vacation.com

 
 
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