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Hongtong
Hongtong
Hongtong County is situated in the southern part of Shanxi Province, facing the northernmost part of the Linfen Basin. It has the largest population of any county in Shanxi Province and is one of the birthplaces of the Chinese people’s ancient civilization. Hongtong County has a long history and resplendent culture. The Nüwa Tomb in Hongtong County’s Hou Village is said to be the final resting place of the great ancestor, Nüwa, who used stones to patch the sky. Hongtong County’s Dahuai Shu Memorial Garden is known both at home and abroad as a memorial to the migrants of the Ming dynasty. It is a sacred site for millions of immigrant descendants searching for their ancestral roots. The nearby Guangsheng Temple has a long history and is well-known for its magnificent size. There are many famous sites and longstanding folk customs in Hongtong County. The county is one of the most well-known in all of China.
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Hongdong Dahuaishu Ancestor Memorial Garden
4.5/5
1,454 Reviews
Historical Site
AviationistaHongdong Dahuaishu Ancestor Memorial Garden features the historical Dahuaishu that's about 2000 years ago. It is also the location of the beginning of the Chinese history. You are even able to check the history of your family name if you are Chinese!
Susan Prison
3.8/5
245 Reviews
Historical Site
大杜杜The wall is nowhere to be seen in the early morning, and the new ghost is injustice to the old ghost. A long mirror hangs justice, red teeth sings Yutangchun! --Xiong Shengyuan "Hongdong Susan Prison Feeling Fu" Hongdong Ming Dynasty Prison is the only and best-preserved Ming Dynasty County Yagu Prison in China. It was built in the first year of Hongwu in the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368), and has a history of more than 600 years. Because the famous Beijing prostitute Su San was imprisoned in Hongdong when he was wronged in Hongdong, it was also called Su San Prison. There is a narrow north-south passage in the hall. At both ends of the passage, there are 6 ordinary cells with east-west symmetry. Each cell has a small door and a small window, covering an area of only 4 square meters, and the small pit is less than 1 foot above the ground. According to historical records, there are as few as five or six people in a small prison, and a dozen people for a long time. A plaque of "Susan Prison" inscribed by the famous painting and calligraphy master Mr. Dong Shouping is hung on the Guotingting Station. Passing through the hall is the general prison. Twelve cells facing east and west form a narrow north-south passage. The eaves of the cells are densely covered with skynets and there are many bells. There are two forbidden rooms at the southern end of the passage, which are forbidden by guards. On the west side is the prison temple and death row cave, and on the east side is the tiger head prison. The prison doors have two floors, forming a passage of 1 meter high and 2.3 meters long, with a threshold and door leaf at each end. It is worth to come and see I recommend! !
Guangsheng Temple
4.5/5
309 Reviews
Temple
205***61One of the most worth seeing temples in China, the Guinness World Records glazed pagoda, the wooden buildings and Buddha statues in the Yuan Dynasty, visitors will always linger. Currently, it is free on weekdays and 50 yuan on holidays, a rare opportunity.
Feihong Tower
4.7/5
52 Reviews
Ancient Pagoda
d35***18Feihong Pagoda is located in Guangsheng Temple, Hongdong County, Shanxi. It is the first batch of national key cultural relics under protection. Feihong Pagoda is one of the five Buddha stupas and the four existing ancient pagodas in China. It is also the largest and most complete colorful glazed pagoda that has been discovered so far with artisan inscriptions. Feihong Pagoda was built in the Han Dynasty and was formerly known as Ashoka Pagoda. The current tower was built in the eleventh year of Ming Wuzong Zhengde (1516) and completed in the sixth year (1527) of Jiajing, which lasted 12 years. It's worth going.
Guandi Temple
4.5/5
40 Reviews
Temple
云自飘零水自闲There is really no need to go in Guandi Temple. The 40 yuan ticket is a bit worthless when you enter the courtyard like this, and from the outside, it can be clearly seen that the largest and spectacular building in the scenic area is Guanye Building, and Guanye Building is just Just outside the temple, you can see it without a ticket.
Temple of Yao
4.2/5
534 Reviews
Temple
lmc2009China has looked at Shanghai for nearly a hundred years, Beijing for nearly a thousand years, Xi'an for three thousand years, and Linfen for five thousand years of civilization. Linfen Yao Temple is well-known in the world, Yao Temple and Shun Temple, Yu Temple was built in the Han and Wei dynasties, and moved to its current location in the early Tang Dynasty. There are many cultural attractions in Yao Temple, including Baibaohuai, Baibaocao, Guangyun Hall, and Wufeng Tower. The Yao Temple is in the center, and on both sides are the Temple of Emperor Shun and the Temple of King Yu.

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Hongdong Dahuaishu Ancestor Memorial Garden
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Hongtong Weather

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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Hongtong
Dec 5, 2020 Hongtong Weather:Sunny, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:35%, Sunrise/Sunset:07:30/17:18
Hongtong Travel:Suitable, Umbrella:Not Required, UV Strength:Very Low
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