A landmark structure of Guiyang City, Jiaxiu(First scholar) Tower was built in 1597 and ries more than 20 meters high in three stories. Twelve stone columns support the structure, which is fenced by white hollow-out stone railings. The entire tower, with painted beams and overhanging eaves, stands amidst water mists, presenting a picturesque, appealing view and enjoying a reputation as a “Lesser West Lake.”