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Seven towers

 

Located in the east of Dongbai Street, Jiangdong District, Ningbo City, Qita Temple is the largest and best preserved temple in the city. It is also one of the four famous jungles in eastern Zhejiang. It was founded in 858 (Twelve Years of Tang Dazhong) and was called Dongjin Chanyuan. It was renamed as Qixin Temple, Chongshou Temple and Louxin Temple. Later, it was named after seven stone towers representing seven Buddhas in front of the Kangxi Year of the Temple. The temple was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution. After 1979, the seven towers, temple gate, Tianwang Hall, Daxiong Hall, Sansheng Hall, Fangzhang Hall, Zangjing Building, Bell Tower, Yufo Pavilion, Ciyintang, East and West Chambers and walls were gradually restored. The building area was more than 11.4 million. Square meters. The architectural style of the temple is simple and magnificent, and there are many precious cultural relics preserved in the temple: the stupa of the Tang Dynasty, the big bell of the Song Dynasty, the woodcarving of the Ming Dynasty, the Tibetan Buddhist scriptures engraved in the Qing Dynasty, and the stone carvings of five hundred arhats. In May 1961, it was listed as a key cultural relics protection unit in the city.

 

Guide

Seven Tazen Temple, free to visit, only one entrance is open (South Gate), there is an incense outside the South Gate

Traffic

Take bus No. 3, No. 15, 102, 111, 135, 138, 302, 354, 357, 366, 516, 517, 527, 541, 756 to the seven towers Get off at Temple Station

Ticket

5 yuan / person

Time reference

0-0 Horus

Open time

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Attractions address

No. 183, Baizhang Road, Jiangdong District, Ningbo