Guang De Temple

Guang De Temple

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Guang De Temple

Introduction: IntroductionThere is a monastery, with in Ancient Longzhong’s reach, called Guangde Temple, w..

Tickets:Guang De Temple Fee and Opening HoursAdmission: 5RMBOpening Hours: Not indetail

Travel Tips:TipsThere are many taboos in the temple, You have to take care of anythings in words, behavio..

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Guang De Temple Introduction

Introduction
There is a monastery, with in Ancient Longzhong’s reach, called Guangde Temple, which is near mountains and stands o­n the broad field. Surrounded by green forests in south, the monastery faces Hanshui River in the north. The square monastery is surrounded by regular moat. The East Entrance is the o­nly access to the monastery, which is unique feature to the monasteries.
 Guang De Temple was originally known as Yunju Temple. It is located approximately 13 kilometres west of Xiangyang County in Hubei Province. With an area of about 30,000 square kilometers, the temple was built during the Tang Zhenguan period (627~649) and was named "cloud in the temple."
During Ming Chenghua period (1465~1487), the Lung Zhong was relocated to the present place. Because of Xianzong’s pro-world “Guang De Chan Lin," the name is used till now. There are so many palaces with distinguish style and characteristic here.
Xiangfan enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate with annual average temperature of about 15—16℃. It’s suitable for you to travel yearly.

Guang De Temple Features

Highlight
Passing through Abbot’s Palace and going out the back door, visitors can see the unique Multiple Buddish Pagodas. The whole complex, with pedestal and multiple pagodas, is some seventeen meters high. The pedestal, a vajrasana, is 7 meters high with arched doors o­n four sides of the pedestal and corridors leading to the inner structure.
The five integrated pagodas stand o­n top of the pedestal; the o­ne in the middle with 10 meters high, a pagoda in the shape of an inverted bowl, is bigger than the other four, which are multi-eaves, solid, hexagonal pagodas. The whole complex was embodied with 45 elaborate carving Buddish. An ancient maidenhair tree, 30 meters high stands o­n the corner of the pagodas. During Jiajin of Ming Dynasty, the four-people-diameter maidenhair tree was granted a name called “Great General”, erected a stele of “Great General” in Qianlong 25 year of Qing Dynasty (1760). The Multiple Buddish Pagodas and the ancient maidenhair tree form magnificent scenery.
Now the Multiple Buddish Pagodas was the cultural relic protection emphasis of China.

Guang De Temple Tickets

Guang De Temple Fee and Opening Hours
Admission: 5RMB
Opening Hours: Not indetail

Guang De Temple Transporation

Traffic
Take bus No.512 to there.

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