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Hohhot Five-Pagoda Temple (Wuta Si), Hohhot

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3.8/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
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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  • The most part of structures on a small area-typical lamaistskie worship with Golden Buddhas. But the Temple of the five pagodas-very unusual and beautiful.
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  • This is a calm and peaceful little temple quite similar to other Buddhist temples all over China, except that you can see influences of Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism and the Mongol script all coexisting....  read more »
  • You can turn and others not so much. Finely crafted towers are not large enough thought, but is very beautiful. May the shade next to the tower to rest a little bit.
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