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Gaomiao Temple of Zhongwei
Zhongwei Top 1 in Important Religious Institution

4.5/5
555 Reviews
TempleHistorical Architecture
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Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Gulou N St, Shapotou Qu, Zhongwei Shi, Ningxia Huizuzizhiqu, China
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  • WorldGlutton
    WorldGlutton
    Zurich , Switzerland
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    Beautiful temple with an entertaining park !!!

    Gaomiao Temple architecture is a combination of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. It is classified as the most valuable cultural heritage in China due to its unique 3 in one religious culture. Thi...

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  • casadesalto
    casadesalto
    Waddell
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    Gao Miao (Grand Temple)

    I have been to Zhongwei many times and was prized to find this beautiful, tranquil temple. It is still an active monastery the dates back to the Ming Dynasty.

    Reviewed on /Date(1523555076000+0800)/
  • FeltonS
    FeltonS
    Shanghai
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    If you've seen one temple, you've seen this one.

    Don't be fooled by the hype. Aside from being taller than your average temple, there's nothing unique or ancient about this one. In fact, it's not ancient - based on our visit, it's all pretty new. An...

    Reviewed on /Date(1400883034000+0800)/
  • akpale
    akpale
    Juneau, Alaska, USA
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    Fun exploring

    Gao Temple is an interesting and colorful place to poke around - lots of stairs, terraces, and shrines to explore. Nice views of the town and a cool breeze from the upper sections. Below ground leve...

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Introduction

Originally called Bao'an Temple, Gaomiao Temple sits in a scenic area located in the Shapotou district of Zhongwei. Unlike most other temples, it is built on a raised terrace. The temple's main buildings are arranged along an axis from low to high, and constitute a cluster of over 100 multi-level pavilions.
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