On Yunlong Mountain, opposite the Pengzu Garden, a large group of buildings can be clearly seen from the Pengzu Garden. The ancient temple with a history of over a thousand years is also worth visiting from the architectural point of view. Many stray cats outside the mountain gate are not afraid of people.
It is a Buddhist Zen monastery built by the Big Stone Buddha of the Northern Wei Dynasty. It has a history of nearly a thousand years. The Big Buddha of the Northern Wei Dynasty in the Great Buddha Hall. The stone Buddha is a seated bust, more than ten meters high. It was carved from a huge rock on the mountain cliff in the late Northern Wei Dynasty. In the thirty-fourth year of Emperor Kangxi (1695), the body of the Buddha was reproduced, and the main hall is now rebuilt for the Ming Dynasty.
Xinghua Temple was built in the early Ming Dynasty on the east side of Yunlong Mountain. It was originally built for the stone Buddha of the Northern Wei Dynasty. There are still many Ming Dynasty buildings in the temple. There are more than one hundred cliff statues from the Tang and Song dynasties in the temple.
Xinghua Temple is a very famous ancient temple in northern Jiangsu. It is located at the eastern foot of Yunlong Mountain. It was built by a large stone Buddha in the Northern Wei Dynasty. It has a history of nearly a thousand years. The surrounding temples are surrounded by lush trees and matched with the yellow temple walls. At the same time, it feels very simple and beautiful.
In 1390, during the Hongwu period of the Ming Dynasty, Yuanda Stone Buddha was built with a long incense and became a big jungle of Buddhism in northern Jiangsu. The stone Buddha of Amitabha enshrined in Xinghua Temple was first cut in the Northern Wei Dynasty (450 years), and it has a history of more than 1,500 years. The stone Buddha was chiseled against the rocks and is about three feet and six feet (11.52 meters) high. It was originally an open-air Buddha head. During the Kangxi period of the Qing Dynasty, the arms and chest were continuously carved. The temple covering the big stone Buddha was built in the Ming Dynasty. It was built along the cliff. There are only three layers of bricks under the eaves of the back wall of the temple. Therefore, it is known as the three-brick temple covered with three feet of Buddha, and it has become a Zen forest wonder. In Xinghua Temple, there are still bell and drum towers, ancestral halls, Tibetan scriptures and iron bells weighing about three tons from Ming Dynasty buildings.
It is a Buddhist Zen monastery with a long-lasting incense. After its completion, it has undergone several wars and rebuildings. It has formed the Daxiong Hall, the Great Buddha Hall, the Heavenly King Hall, the Sansheng Hall, the Tibetan Scripture Building, the Ancestral Hall, the Dharma Hall, the Abbot’s Room, the Guest Hall, the Zhai Hall, the warehouse and the monk The six-entry courtyard composed of houses and the large stone Buddha of Amitabha enshrined in the temple was first cut during the Zhengping period of the Northern Wei Dynasty and has a history of more than 1,500 years.
The famous local Buddhist temple in Xuzhou is located on Yunlong Mountain with beautiful natural scenery and many historical and cultural landscapes. It is adjacent to the Xuzhou Museum. The temple is built on the mountain and is large in scale. The Sanskrit sounds in the temple are curled and the incense is very strong.
Preston_Dominguez: Quanshan, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China
Jeremy_Dodson: I recommended Xuzhou Museum,Huaihai Battle Memorial Hall,Yunlong Mountain,Ximatai Ruins,Pengzu Garden