Guoqing Temple

Guoqing Temple

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Guoqing Temple

Introduction: IntroductionGuoqing Temple is located at the foot of the southern side of Tiantai Mountain, Zhe..

Tickets:Guoqing Temple Fee and opening hoursAdmission 15yuanOpening hours 6:00-19:00

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Guoqing Temple Introduction

Introduction
Guoqing Temple is located at the foot of the southern side of Tiantai Mountain, Zhejiang Province, China, and is the cradle of Buddhism's Tiantai Sect in China and Japan. In 1983, this temple was designated o­ne of national key temples in the areas of the Han nationality by China's State Council. Guoqing Temple was built in 598 in the Sui Dynasty (581-618) in accordance with the design chart drawn by Zhiyi, the founder of Tiantai Sect. Since the Tang Dynasty, it has experienced several rises and declines. The existing buildings were those rebuilt in the twelfth year (1734) of the Yongzheng reign of the Qing Dynasty.

Guoqing Temple Features

Highlights
Guoqing Temple covers an area of 19,600 square meters and has more than 600 rooms. It is o­ne of the most integrated large-scale temples in China. Its main body consists of four vertical axes and such main buildings as Maitreya Buddha Hall, Main Hall, Kwin-yin Hall, Bell Tower, Drum Tower, Abbot's Room, Sutra Hall, etc. stand o­n these axes. The Statue of Sakyamuni in the Main Hall is cast by bronze, and weighs thirteen tons. Eighteen arhats sitting o­n both sides of Sakyamuni are engraved with Nanmu (Phoebe Zhennan, a kind of rare tree), and covered with real gold leaves.

Guoqing Temple Tickets

Guoqing Temple Fee and opening hours
Admission 15yuan
Opening hours 6:00-19:00

Guoqing Temple Transporation

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Bus 1 from west-north station
Bus 5 Maoyuan-Laodong road-north station-Guoqing temple

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