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The ethereal Longxing Temple

2013-12-02 16:48:33

(CRI Online)


The huge ancient tablets in Longxing Temple situated in Dingxian County of north China's Hebei province. ( Jing)

Built in 969 during the Northern Song Dynasty, the Longxing Temple in Dingxian County of north China's Hebei province preserves the tallest bronze Buddha figure; an extremely valuable tablet from the Sui Dynasty; as well as other treasured relics.

The historic site occupying 82,500 square meters is under national protection. It has received investment from the central government and welcomes 400,000 tourists per year. Unlike most temples in China, Longxing Temple has no front gate.

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