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This place is just a small monastery. Most people go there to see the Chinese poem by a famous Chinese poet, carved on a giant tablet. It's not worth the effort if you don't know much about Chinese poetry.
Came here on a tour group and we found out about the gardens that were connected to the hotel. The temple is beautiful and very well kept. You cannot go inside. But looking up close you can see some very fine detail
In many ways just another buddhist temple but what makes it worthwhile is its location. The temple is famous for its historical links with a famous Chinese Poem - apparently school children all over east Asia study it - but the temple itself is architecturally...More
This temple is famous because it was mentioned in one of the most famous poems that every Chinese learnt in school. And there's a huge stone tablet here with the poem engraved into it.
Otherwise it's just another normal functional temple where you can go...More
Apparently there is a lot of history to this temple. Said to be founded during the Tianjian era (502–519) of the reign of Emperor Wu of Liang, in the Southern and Northern Dynasties period. The current name of the monastery derives from Hanshan, the legendary...More