6 Sights in Taiyuan, China (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Taiyuan, China. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Taiyuan, China.

1. Tianlongshan Grottoes

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The Tianlongshan Grottoes are caves located in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China, that are notable for the Buddhist temples located within them. The temple complex spans two mountains: there are eight grottoes on the eastern mountain and 13 on the western mountain. The complex was constructed over a number of centuries, from the northern Qi dynasty until the Tang dynasty, and contains Buddhist art of high historic importance. The majority of the caves date to the Tang dynasty. The caves have been designated by the government as a Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level.

Wikipedia: Tianlongshan Grottoes (EN)

2. 太原府文庙

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Taiyuan Confucian Temple is located at the east end of Shangguan Lane, Yingze District, Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, China, is the Fuxue Confucian Temple of Taiyuan Mansion in the Qing Dynasty, which was first built in the Jin Dynasty, destroyed in the flood in the seventh year of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty, and rebuilt in the following year. It is now a national key cultural relics protection unit and the location of Shanxi Folk Museum.

Wikipedia: 太原府文庙 (ZH)

3. 晋商博物院(督军府旧址)

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The former site of the Governor's Mansion is located at No. 101, Fudong Street, Xinghualing District, Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, covering an area of 35,110 square meters, mainly composed of gatehouse, front yard building, Yuanyi Hall, Xiaozizhitang, Meishan and Yutangchun buildings, which is the national key cultural relics protection unit of the People's Republic of China and has long been the political center of Shanxi.

Wikipedia: 督军府旧址 (ZH)

4. 汾河公园

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Fenhe Park is a park built on both sides of the Fen River in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China. Overall length 20.5 (12.7 miles). The Fenhe Park was built because of the river clamping, so there is also an artificial duplex river channel, and there is a dam to divide it into two parts: a clear water canal and a muddy water canal.

Wikipedia: 汾河公園 (ZH)

5. Mengshan Giant Buddha

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The Mengshan Giant Buddha is a stone statue located in the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi and was built during the Northern Qi dynasty. Initially discovered in a 1980 census, the statue was found to have its head missing. From 2006 to 2008, people constructed a 12-meter tall head for the statue. The site opened to the public in October 2008.

Wikipedia: Mengshan Giant Buddha (EN)

6. 大关帝庙

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Daguandi Temple, located at No. 36 Miaoqian Street (North Section), Miaoqian Street, Yingze District, Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, is one of the national key cultural relics protection units of the People's Republic of China.

Wikipedia: 大关帝庙 (ZH)


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