White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple

White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple

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White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple

Introduction: IntroductionThe White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple is the earliest o­ne of the Lamaist pagoda..

Tickets:White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple fee and opening hoursAdmission 8:30-17:30Opening hours 10yuan,..

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White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple Introduction

Introduction
The White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple is the earliest o­ne of the Lamaist pagodas, and also the most splendid construction of the domestic Lamaist pagodas. The White Pagoda was firstly built in the 8th year (A.D.1271) of the reign of Yuan Shizu, and finished after an 8-year course. Generally speaking, the project is very great and the product looks majestic and grand.The huge pagoda foundation is an octagonal double-floor Sumeru pedestal made of bricks; while its height achieves 9 meters high. In mass, the foundation looks magnificent and magnific. There is a huge lotus-flower-leave-shape construction built o­n the pagoda foundation to support the round pagoda body whose top half is narrow while below half broad. Plump and rough is the pagoda, just like a huge ceramic mortar in inversion. o­n the upper section is seated the polygonal angle cross Sumeru pedestal, and further up is a huge, solid, 13-layer wheel, with each layer becoming evidently smaller than the other, called “Thirteen Heavens”. The pagoda roof is placed o­n a huge bronze treasure cover with 10 meters in diameter, arranged with a 5-meter-high and 40-ton-heavy illuminant bronze Lamaist Pagoda. Pierced copper plates and 36 copper bells hang down around the treasure cover. High pagoda, heavy wind, waved tassels, clear ringing, melodious gradus, such a beautiful scene they do compose!

White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple Features

Highlights
Yuan Shizu, Emperor Hubilie (Kubiláj), specially invited Nepalese artisan Ahnige to take part in the design and construction. Ahnige then built up the classic Miaoying Monastery by referring to the pattern of Nepalese Lamaist Pagoda. The White Pagoda is all laid up with stones except for the pagoda top which is built with copper. Its exterior is stuck with bricks and plastered with lime. It is as bright and clean as jade. The copper pagoda roof is of golden color; the contrast between golden and white The White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple is as bright and clean as jade, and creates a noble, holy and clean atmosphere. Moreover, the whole pagoda is even and sturdy, vigorous and broad in momentum and is well-coordinated. Regardless of each point of view, so identical the White Pagoda looks, and an attractive artistic witchery it holds

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White Pagoda in Miaoying Temple fee and opening hours
Admission 8:30-17:30
Opening hours 10yuan, 3yuan/student

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Bus 7、13、38、42、101、102、103

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