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Chongyuan Temple重元寺

1,469 Reviews
Suzhou Top 2 in Important Religious Institution
Liked by 4
Closing in 21 mins Open from 1/1-12/31,7:30am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: No.333, Ciyun Road, Weicheng Yangcheng Lake Peninsula, Suzhou Industrial Park
Phone: 0512-62890886

What people are saying:

The Zhongyuan Temple in Suzhou has the most beautiful landscape in the Yangcheng Lake Peninsula. The original Zhongyuan Temple and Hanshan Temple were contemporary buildings, all burned down in the Cultural Revolution. As a Buddhist site of Zen sect, Zhongyuan Temple has a great incense and fire, and many famous Tang poets have praised its scenery. Today, the Xinzhongyuan Temple is magnificent, showing the characteristics of the largest Guanyin Dojo in Jiangdong Province, the magnificent Grand Palace, the Guanyin Pavilion at the darts, the main building pushed by the temples and the giant Guanyin statues, the bronze leather drums, The island wall of Guanyin and the first sound of the Tang Dynasty can be issued, such as the bronze bell, reproduce the style of Zhongyuan Temple, is a great place for people to travel, visit, and leisure, also fill the ancient city of Suzhou east of the temple without the blank. Chongyuan Temple is located in the northeast of Suzhou City, Weiting Town Yangcheng Lake Peninsula, covering more than 300 acres. The water Kannon Pavilion in the temple corresponds to the main temple area, and there are mountain gates, Fuji bridge, lotus island, Tianwang Hall, Bell and Drum Tower, Grand Hall, Jizo Hall, Vacuum Tibetan Hall, Liuguanyin Accessories Hall, etc. It is a place where the Buddhist monks and Buddhist monks have three treasures.

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Additional Information


Chongyuan Temple was constructed in Southern and Northern Dynasties Emperor Liang Emperor Tianjian 2 years. The history of the Chongyuan Temple as a Buddhist place of Zen Buddhism is extremely prosperous. The rebuilt Chongyuan Temple is located in the beautiful Yangcheng Lake Peninsula. The buildings of the temple include Shanmen, Tianwang Hall, Bell and Drum Tower, and Main Hall. On the Yangcheng Lake, overlooking Yuanyuan Temple, the majestic imperial palace is grand. The Guanyin Pavilion cornices make for a fantastic visual feature. Along with the main buildings promoted by the temples and the Guanyin statues, there are copper-tone leather drums, island Guanyin wall and bronze bells of the Tang Dynasty and so on recreated the charm of the Chongyuan Temple before.
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