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Jinsi Temple, Taiyuan

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Travel back to the 1st century CE at Jinsi Temple, one of Shaxi's famous temple complexes. The compound features many buildings, statues, sculptures, bridges, and terraces built between the Wei Dynasty and the Song Dynasty. Don't miss the 2nd-century Hall of the Holy Mother, one of the temple's most prominent structures. As you cross a small bridge and come closer to the building, notice carved wooden dragons that adorn the hall's eight supporting pillars. Continue to walk throughout the complex and visit the temple garden where you will find a 3000-year-old cypress tree. Add Jinsi Temple to your Taiyuan travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Taiyuan travel tool .
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  • too bad not all equally well kept word, the architecture is super beautiful, well worth a visit
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  • Three Jin Sheng, to Jinyang as the most, and Jin Yang's victory, all in the Jin temple. Not to Jin Temple, vain to Taiyuan! "Attractions Introduction" Jin Ancestral temple, formerly known as Jin Ancestral temple, the first name of Tang Shu Shrine, is to commemorate the founding of Jin Tang Shu (after being chased to the King of Jin) and the Empress of the mother Yi Jian. Its cultural heritage value is unique, is the earliest extant imperial garden of China, for Jin shrine. There are dozens of ancient buildings in the temple, which have the characteristics of Chinese culture. Jin Ci is the only and precious historical and cultural heritage of ancient Chinese sacrificial architecture, garden, sculpture, mural painting and stele art, and also the world architecture, garden and sculpture Art Center. Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi, is the most famous of the Jin Temple, no one! "Traffic Location" Jin Temple is located in Shanxi Province, Taiyuan, southwest of the foothills of the Jin water foreshore, Jinyuan District Jin temple town. We from Taiyuan railway station in front of the plaza has to Jin ancestral bus 308 or 804 road, the fare is 1 yuan and 2 yuan respectively, the site for the Jin Temple Park station. Back to the entrance of Jin Ancestral park (opposite Bodhi temple) There is a bus terminal called Jin ci New Town station, there are 804 road back to the center of Wuyi Square. Personal reminder, from the city bus to the Jin ancestral road to take a one-way stop at least one hours, so go to the Jin temple to play to seize the good time, lest leave a regret. "Play time" to get off the station to go straight forward, to walk a few minutes to Jin Temple Park, Jin Temple Park is free, and then Jin Temple Park to go to the Jin Temple Museum. Jin Temple (Jin Temple museum) along the mountain, the general buildings are larger, divided into several areas; if it is to rub a tour tour guide to explain the main attractions of the Jin Temple is not big, suggest to play 4-5 hours; "Attractions Details" tickets purchase, Jin Shrine tickets 80 yuan, half price 40 yuan; At present can not swipe card, can only cash, also does not have the automatic ticket purchase machine. Opening hours, 8:00-...
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  • If you just refer to a guide book, this is just an old place with some relics. Actually this place has great historical significance. Extract: "Jinci Temple was called Tang Shuyu Memorial Temple at fi...  more »

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