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Guanlin Temple

Guanlin Temple

Situated in Guanlin Town in Longmen District, Luoyang City, it is a national AAAA tourism zone, and one of the three major temples to Guan Yu(?-200l, a renowned ancient classical architectural complex integrating the graveyard, temple and http://www.ccca-bc.ca/generic-viagra-companies forest in China. The temple got its name because Guan Yu's head was buried here. The Qianqiujian Tower in the square is a place for people to recall the www.oris-solutions.com history through literary and artistic activities. The two stone lions standing by the front gate were carved in the Ming Dynasty, symbolizing power and inviolable dignity. The gate with 81 golden nails displays the www.hietexas.org high position of the temple and the posthumous honor of General Guan Yu. The iron lions on both sides of the Rite Gate weighing over 1,500kg were cast some 400years ago, and still solemnly guard the gate today. A horizontal board inscribed with four Chinese characters meaning "well Known All over the Country" written by Empress Dowager Cixi is hung above the Rite Gate. A paved path flanked by stone lions that links the Rite Gate with the Praying Hall is peculiar to the buy propecia where usefull link Guanlin temple. A total of 104 stone lions on the top of the columns along the path are of a great variety of shapes and postures that none resembles another, presenting the highest stone- carving skils of the Central Plain in the Qianlong reign(1736-1795) of the Qing Dynasty. The Guanlin International Pilgrimage Ceremony is held every year in the temple. Now the Guanlin Temple has become a sacred place for the Chinese people at home and broad to pay homage to General Guan Yu, and a tourist attration well known both at home and abroad.

Longmen Grottoes

Longmen Grottoes

Situated in Longmen Town, Luolong District, Luoyang , the Longmen Grottoes is a world culture heritage, a national AAAAA tourism zone, a national key historical mounment under state protection and one of the three major grotto art treasure houses in China. Construction of the Longmen Guottoes started in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534), continued in the Sui (581-618) and Tang (618-907) dynasties and ended in the Northern Song Dynasty (907-1127), lasting more than 400 years. According to statistics, there are over 2,340 niches in the eastern and buy generic levitra western hills, over 70 Buddhist pagodas and ober 100,000 statues in total. Of them, the statue of Variocana is the largest , 17.14m in height; and the smallest one is only 2cm high. In addition, the Longmen Grottoes has more than 2,860 incribed steles, ranking first in all the grottoes in China. Most of the statues in the Longmen Guottoes were created in the Northern Wei and Tang dynasties, and those carved in the nearly half century from the day when Wu Zetian became empress to the year when the Tang Dynasty was replaced by the Zhou are the most outstanding. During the period, a large number of niches were carved in the Longmen Grottoes, such as the Large Vairocana Niche (also called Fengxian Temple) carved in 675, the second year of the Shangyuan reign of the Tang Dynasty; Huijian Cave constructed in 673, the fourth year of the Xianheng reign of the Tang Dynasty, which mainly holds a statue of Maitreya; and the 100,000-Buddha Cave, finished in 680, the fist year of the Yonglong reign of the Tang Dynasty. They show the artisans' sonsummate skills. The Vairocana Niche boasts the buy zithromax uk largest and best group of rock carvings in the Longmen Grottoes. It ho uses a total of 11 Buddhist statues, showing a great variety of shapes, postures and facial expressions that none resembles another. They are games of the ancient stone carving art.

Shaolin Temple

Shaolin Temple

The Shaolin Temple, tucked away in the woods of Shaoshi Mountain, is the main tourist attraction of the Songshan Mountain Scenic Area, and a key national AAAAA tourism zone. It was built in 495, the 19th year of the Taihe reign of the Northern Wei Dynasty by Emperor Xiaowen for an eminent monk Bhara from Indian. In 527, the third year of the Xiaochang reign of the Northern Wei, Bodhidharma (470-c. 543), a well-known monk of India, came here to preach Buddhist sutras. He stayed in a natural stone cave in the five-breast Peak in Songshan Mountain to cultivate himself for nine years running and later took the lead in preaching Chan sect, hence the name thr "birth place of China sect". The main tourist attractions in the Shaolin Temple include the Dwelling Center, Forest of Stupas, Bodhidharma Cave, Founder's Hut, Second Seniority Hut and Shaolin Martial Art Hall.

Yellow River Scenic Area

Yellow River Scenic Area

On the southern shore of the Yellow River in Zhengzhou, it is a national AAAA tourism zone, and a natural scenic zone, integrating sightseeing, leisure, holidays, popular scenic education, root exploration, sacrificing the ancestors and only for you next day viagra carrying forward the Chinese civilization. This scenic area is covered with green trees, and dotted with pavilions and towers, with picturesque scenery. Standing on the mountain, tourist can have a nice view of the Yellow River that
keeps runing. The Yellow River Scenic Area is composed  of five major scenic zones and more than 40 tourist attractions, such as Fibe Dragon Peak, Yueshan Temple, Xinghai Lake, the statues of emperors of Yandi and Huangdi.

Yin Ruins

Yin Ruins

 

 The Yin Ruins is a world culture heritage, and a key historical monument under state protection. More than 3,300 years ago, King Pangeng of the Shang Dynasty moved his capital to Yin (present- day Xiaotun village in Anyang), which served as the capital for 12kings of eight generations for 225 years, and created the splendid Yin-Shang civilization. After King Wu of the Zhou Dynasty( ?-1043 B.C.) sent armed forces to suppress Zhou and eliminate the Shang (1600-1046 B.C.), this capital city of Shang Dynasty that was flourishing for more than 200 years gradually became the Yin Ruins in history. In modern times, the Yin Ruins became famous in the world because of a large number of inscriptions on bones or tortoise shells and bronze wares excavated from the ruins, of which Simuwu recatangular ding(cooking vessel), weighing 437.5kg, ranks first of all the unearthed bronze wares in the world. The Yin Ruins covers an area of 36sq km, and is divided into the palace zone, royal tomb zone, graveyard, handicraft workshop zone, civilian residential zone, etc. It is the first site of an ancient capital city confirmed by historical documents, oracle bone inscriptions and archaeological excavations in Chinese history. Tens of thousands of bronze, jade and cialis professional online ivory wares excavated from the Yin Ruins show various shapes and postures, displaying the top carving and cast skills in the Yin-Shang period. They will make viewers gasp in admiration.