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Tianning Temple, Changzhou

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
See the ornate, towering pagoda at Tianning Temple, the region's most intact temple of 1,000 years vintage. Functioning as both a Buddhist temple and monastery, the complex's main draw is its 13-story, 53.79 m (505 ft) pagoda. Constructed over five years, the structure opened in 2007. Witness the ornate artworks, flamboyant furnishings, and rich history, as well as panoramic views across the cityscape. Plan your Tianning Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Changzhou using our Changzhou vacation route planner.
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  • Place to visit in the area, finally some China tradition which is preserved, freedom of movement in the area.
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  • Only one thing, you should go in evening to see the dance couples do there on Chinese music awsm ambiance  more »
  • The old halls are over 1000 years old . The new parts including the pagoda were finished 9 years ago. There is an elevator inside the pagoda. Many elaborate Buddha of all sizes and materials. Very int...  more »
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  • Nice temple,long history. Worth to see. After the temple you can walking a round the street. Very good location
  • The tallest pagoda in the world. 154m tall.
  • 好像幾年前曾到訪進去。今次經過,寺已閉門。
  • Scenic landscapes also line
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  • 很不錯,要來這裡看看喔。

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