Large ancient mysterious Taoist temple discovered in Jiangxi

16:44, May 10, 2010      

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In the third national relics' general investigation, a large ancient mysterious Taoist temple ruin was discovered in Xiangshan Town in Chongren County, Jiangxi Province.

According to the archaeologists, the Taoist temple was constructed before Yuan Dynasty and has more than 800 years' history. The temple is located on the top of Xiang Mountain that 1219 meters above the sea level and it covers an area of nearly 5538 square meters.

The Taoist temple was an all-stone one with four floors which looks somewhat like a "Pyramid".

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