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Daming Temple

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Closed Open from 1/1-12/31,7:45am-4:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: No. 8, Pingshantang East Road, Hanjiang District, Yangzhou City
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Phone: 0514-87331089 0514-87340720

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The thin West Lake is a must-see place in Yangzhou Ancient City. The thin West Lake cruise terminal, in the north side, there is a large temple, this is the Daming Temple. Daming Temple, which was approved by the State Council to be listed in the sixth batch of national key cultural relics protection units, was first built in the Southern Song Dynasty Emperor Yongwu during the next year and named. For more than 1500 years, such as the Sui Dynasty called "Qiling Temple", "Xisi Temple", and the end of Tang called "Zouping" and so on. In the Qing Dynasty, because of the two characters of "Daming", once called "Qiling Temple", Qianlong 30 years emperor's handwritten inscription "Zi inscription Fajing Temple." In 1980, the temple was restored to its original name, and in 2002 was rated as a national 4A-level scenic spot. The high tower in the temple is very winding, you must climb up to enjoy the beautiful view of the thin West Lake. It's nice. Overall, it's great,

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Daming Temple is located in Yangzhou, at the middle peak of Shugang Mountain, the northwest corner of Souxi Lake. It was named after the Song Dynasty Emperor Xiaowu of the Southern Dynasties, and the temple that was seen now was built during the Qing Dynasty. Daming Temple is well-known for a famous monk, Jianzhen, who helped spread Buddhism in Japan. Visit the Jianzhen Memorial Hall to learn about his six trips to Japan. You can also climb Qilin Tower to look at the stunning scenery in Souxi Lake.
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