Jinshan Temple is the main scenic attraction on Jin Mountain. The grand buildings of the temple complex are built against the mountainside in such a way that when you look toward the mountain in the distance, all you see is the temple complex, an effect popularly described as “Jinshan Temple wrapping up Jin Mountain.” Many folk stories particularly attract people to Jinshan Temple. This was the temple that was magically flooded by Madame White Snake Bai Suzhen in the Legend of the White Snake. It is also where the famous female general Liang Hongyu beat the war drums and led her army in a battle that would change the course of a war. Climb Cishou Tower and the mountain peak pavilion for a panoramic view of the temple complex and the nearby city of Zhenjiang.
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The Jinshan Temple is a popular Buddhist temple attraction in Zhenjiang. If you are fan of Chinese architecture and ancient culture, this is the right place to go.
This temple was initially established in Eastern Jin dynasty (323-325 BC), later became a Taoist temple. Fomerly known as Longyou Temple, became Jinshan Temple during Yuan dynasty. This temple was classified as national key Buddhist temple in 1983.
This temple presents an architectural complex of buildings, halls towers and the special 36m octagonal Cishou Pagoda in the top of the hill. The view from the summit is magnificent. Might be difficult for some people to reach til the summit of the hill, nevertheless the beautiful lake in the base of the temple presents an additional opportunity for a joyful walk.
📍Runzhou district, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu
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You must have heard it from the "White Snake" and the legend of "Water Man Mountain", and the temple hosted by the French monk is in Zhenjiang. It is also said that the stories of Su Dongpo and Buddhist monks and monks are also happening here. Jinshan Temple was built in the Eastern Jin Dynasty. It has a history of more than 1600 years. The temple was built on the Jinshan Mountain, hence the name.
The Daxiong Hall of Jinshan Temple, which is now seen, was actually rebuilt in 1985. The word "Daxiong Hall" was inscribed by Zhao Puchu, and the original building was destroyed by fire. The architecture of Jinshan Temple is mainly yellow and solemn and solemn.
Jinshan Tower is the highest point of Jinshan Temple. It was built in Qiliang more than 1000 years ago. The tower is 30 meters high. It has excellent view from the top to the top and can see the scenery of the river. At the highest point of Jinshan, you can see the big Jiangdong, the magnificent view of the water and the sky.
Remember the story of the "Water Man Mountain" in the legend of "White Lady"? The Fahai monk who hindered the free love between Bai Niang and Xu Xian was at Jinshan Temple in Zhenjiang.
Jinshan Temple is one of the four famous Buddhist temples in China. It is located in Jinshan, northwest of Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province. It was built in the Eastern Jin Dynasty and is 44 meters high. It is 120 meters on Friday and three kilometers from the city center.
Jinshan Temple is the authenticity of Zen Buddhism. All the temple gates in China are located south to the north. Only Jinshan Temple in Zhenjiang faces west and faces the western world of bliss. The
Jinshan Temple is built on the mountain, and the halls of the temples are connected to each other. The pavilions are connected by layers. The Cishou Tower stands on the top of Jinshan Mountain and rises from the ground. From the foothills to the top of the mountain, a layer of palace pavilions and a tower, the mountains are densely wrapped, and the mountains and temples are integrated. The whole Jinshan is like a magnificent and magnificent temple, which constitutes a group of ancient buildings with the fascinating and fascinating temples, forming a unique style of Guishan Mountain.
Fengxiang Pavilion in Beijing Wanshou Mountain, Jinshan Pavilion in Chengde Mountain Resort, and Xiaojin Mountain in Yangzhou Slender West Lake have all taken the architectural features of Jinshan Temple.
I have traveled to Jinshan Temple many years ago, and now I have almost no impression. I vaguely remember to take pictures, and I dont know where to go. I am now in Jinshan Temple, the incense is still lingering, and the tourists are endless.
Jinshan Temple is not a general temple pattern. The temple facade is located in the Yangtze River, the temple and the pavilion, and is built in the middle of the mountain. It has the reputation of Jiangzhong Furong. Along the steps, the gates are majestic and quiet. We are trying to find the legend of the water-filled Jinshan in the "White Snake Biography", and the black clouds outline the beautiful love picture of Bai Niangzi and Xu Xian. The Temple of Heavenly Kings of Maitreya was guarded by the four King Kongs. When you stepped out of the threshold, you will see the Great Hall of the Kings. In the middle is the Buddha of Sakyamuni, the Pharmacist Buddha, and the Amitabha. On both sides, there are fifty-six sons of different forms to worship Buddha. The color of the corridor is mainly blue and green. The sacred traces of the ancient temples in the middle of the river lead to countless people's piety towards Buddhism. The rain washes the hearts of every person, and makes the heart full of calm, optimism, open-mindedness, non-indifferent and unambiguous, non-quiet and far-reaching. Appropriateness is the attitude and way of life pursued by mortals.
1. You can reach the bus No. 2, 8, 17, 34, 35, 102, 104, 115 in Zhenjiang.
2. After the train station exits the station, it is 100 meters ahead. You can reach the Jinshan Scenic Area by bus No. 2. This bus crosses the Zhenjiang city area and you can experience the charm of the historical and cultural town Jiangjiang along the way!
3. If you get off at Zhenjiang Nanmen Station, you can walk to Da Shikou and transfer to the 2nd or 104th terminal.