Thursday, January 22, 2009

Shangqing Gong - Chinese tourism scenic spots

Shangqing Gong in Luoyang City, 4 km northwest Mangshan Hill-cui top of the Yunfeng, was built in the Tang Dynasty, early Laojunmiao said. Qian Feng year (666 AD), Lao Zhuifeng too, for the Emperor Xuan Yuan, the temple, also known as Emperor Xuan Yuan. After Xuanzong die as a result of bullet, called Yuan Yuan Emperor Temple, and then renamed Shangqing Gong. At that time the grand scale, the Hall of Wei , The stone lions outside horse, with "Hua Sheng" by Wu Daozi mural, a very brilliant spectacle. Shangqing Gong in the literary history left a lot of calligraphy, such as Du Fu's "embroidered with mountains and rivers help families, carved beams near the sun," the famous poem. The temple was destroyed when the Jin and Yuan, 14 years Jiajing in the Ming Dynasty (1535) reconstruction because Gao Feng, Dianding small change for large-scale tile tile glaze (commonly known as glazed tile), iron roof tile home, so that's Basilica for the iron glazed tile Temple, the temple this time the surviving pieces of iron wattage. Jiajing earthquake 34 years, David temples destroyed, then after Emperor Kangxi, Yongzheng, such as rehabilitation of North Korea. After the repair of the temple, 500 meters north-south, east 300 meters, House, Mountain Gate, 1, 2, 3 and the side hall in a palace hall rooms and so on. Unfortunately for the Japanese invaders during the War of Resistance to blow up the plane. There are existing Mountain Gate, the cave (Cuiyun holes) and a number of offers, there are holes Cuiyun Yu Huangge 3.

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