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Hohhot Five-Pagoda Temple (Wuta Si), Hohhot

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Temple of the Five Pagodas, also known as the "Precious Pagoda of the Buddhist Relics of the Diamond Throne", is a Buddhist temple in the city of Hohhot in Inner Mongolia in north-west China. It is located in the older part of the city in the vicinity of Qingcheng Park.Construction of the temple began in 1727 and was completed in 1732. The distinctive five pagodas surmount contains a temple with 1563 images of Buddha carved into its walls each differing slightly to the other. Inside is a rare Mongolian cosmological map carved into a large stone which illustrates the zodiac and positions of numerous stars.
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  • If someone with a criminal fate, to spend a longer time in Hohhot, then this is a place that is worth checking out. The Wuta Si not much (well .. in no way) is different from other Buddhist temple in China, up to the interesting, that is not typical of the usual weight for keletibb regions. When I was there, only a few lézengtek ...
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  • It was just an okay temple, the architecture was okay and the pagoda in the back was a little underwhelming. Not worth paying for a ticket to see.  more »
  • The urban sprawl of Hohhot has few real attractions to offer, so the Five-Pagoda Temple may very well be one of the top attractions inside the city. Having said that, the temple pales in comparison to...  more »