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Guiyuan Buddist Temple

Release time: 2012-08-17 16:39:54                                      Source: OVC

Located at Western end of Cuiwei Road, Hanyang District, Wuhan City, Guiyuan Buddhist Temple is a Buddhist Zen temple and covers 47,000 square meters with more than 200 halls and rooms, 200,000 square meters construction area.

After experiencing the Cultural Revolution, buildings, Buddhist classics and various Buddhist sutras in Guiyuan Buddhist Temple is well-preserved, among which 500 Golden arhats worshiped in the Hall of Arhan are especially remarkable. It is one of four Buddhist Zen temples in Hubei and an important national Buddhist temple.

 

Guiyuan Buddist Temple was built in the 15th Year of Shunzhi in the Qing Dynasty (1658), well-known to Buddhism with its scrumptious buildings, excellent sculptures and rich treasures. The Temple consists of 3 theme buildings of the Tripitaka Sutra Pavilion, the Main Shrine Hall and the Hall of Arhan. The Temple is world-famous for promoting Buddhism and always has been the Holy Land of Buddhists for several hundred years. Many people at home and abroad visit this prosperous Temple.

Bus line: 402, etc.

 

 

 

 

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