| LAKE GOD TEMPLE Located
at the northern foot of the mountain near the Yuncheng Salt Lake,the
"China Dead Sea",the Lake God Temple was first built in
A.D.777,or the 12th year of the reign of Emperor Li Yu of the Tang
Dynasty.According to history records,Emperor Li Yu once granted
a title of "Baoying Lingqing"to the Yuncheng Salt Lake
and decided to build a templi near the lake.He also granted a title
of "Duke Ling Qing "to the god of the lake.
Lake God Temple is magnificent and majestic in architecture and
is of a unique style.Unlike ordinary temples,which are usually in
a vertical line,the three main halls of the Lake God Temple;the
Wind God Hall,the Lake God hall and the Sun God Hall,are arranged
in a left-right manner.It
is so unique an example in the world that it fully deserves the
repution of "Unique Copy" of Chinese architectural art
for temples.The three main halls represent the necessary natural
elements for the salt production:Rainfall,solarization and disturbance
of the lake water by the wind .The Lake God Temple is the sole thmple
which was built by the government for an enterprise at that time.This
well shows the significance of the salt industry in feudal society.
Temple of Guan YU Xiezhou
is a small town known for its Temple of Guan YU. Enshrined here
is Guan Yu, a general of the State Shu in the Three Kingdoms Period(220-280)
Xiezhou is his birthplace. After
the death of the general, practically all Chinese emperors in
later dynasties revered him as the God of War for a variety of
was erected by imperial decree to honour the man who was appointed
to deity status. The temple was built in imitation of the imperial
palace. The Spring and Autumn Tower, the tallest building, serves
as Guan Yu's study. Inside the Sword Building is displayed a replica
of a 41-kilogramme broad sword carved with green dragon which
was Gun Yu's weapon.
As a famous tower in China, Guanque Tower is situated at the southern
end of Shanxi Province, a center of ＾Yellow River Gold Triangle￣
region between Shanxi, Shaanxi and Henan, neighboring closely
Yunfeng Expressway and Tongpu Railway. Pujiu Temple, a place where
the story of ＾West Chamber￣ occurred; Wulao Peak, a national-level scenic spot area; the national
treasure Kaiyuan Big Iron Ox of Tang Dynasty; Wangu Temple, a
famous temple of Zhongtiao Mountain; Wangguanyu Valley; and the
homeland of Yang Guifei (Yang Yuhuan, the highest-ranking imperial
concubine of Tang Minghuang, an emperor of Tang Dynasty) form
the ＾Yellow River Culture￣ tourist area.
occupies a land area of 1700 mu, and the mainbody engineering
of the main building of the scenic area has basically been completed
and now stays in the decoration stage of main building.
temple a holy land of love,is located in Yongji ,a county of southen
The temple was built in a highland and with a history of thousands
of years.The fanmous story in the drama West wing room took place
here.The temple was reconstructed in 1986.The buildings closely
related to the story was also rebuilt like the West Room for Zhangsheng,Pear
Flowers Courtyard for Cuiyingying and Study Yard which Zhangsheng
moved into after the White Horse Rescue.
Yingying tower in the temple is marvellous and unsophiscated that
is famous for the clear sound effects.The sound like the voice of
frog will come from the tower when the visitors hit the tower with
stones,which was one of the eight scenery in Yongji in the ancient
temple became a well-known place of interest for the Westwing Room
and the besutiful love story will attract more and more visitors.
Yougle palace Some
of China's best-preserved murals are to be found in the Yongle Palace
in Ruicheng County. The Yongle Palace which houses works of art
was built in the Yun Dynasty (1271-1368).
The murals painted
on the walls of its major halls such as Longhu (Dragon and tiger)
Hall, Sanqing (Three Purities) Hall, Chunyang (Pure Sun) Hall and
Chongyang (Double Sun) Hall measure 960 square metres in total and
are representative art works of the Yuan Dynasty focusing on Taoist
stories and depicting the lives of the immortals. All the murals are vividly and colourfully painted and are considered
to be of high artistic value.