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Chongyuan Temple in Suzhou

(China.org.cn)

09:43, December 20, 2011

Located at the Yangcheng Lake peninsula in Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province, Chongyuan Temple is a Buddhist temple constructed in 503 during the reign of Tianjian Emperor Liangwudi, with a history of 1,504 years. The temple was contemporaneous with Hanshan Temple, Lingyan Temple, and Baosheng Temple. It has the highest and heaviest above-water indoor Guanyin (Goddess of Mercy) Pavilion of China. (China.org.cn / Xu Lin)
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