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Facts About World’s Only Hanging Temple “Hanging Monastery”

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Facts About World’s Only Hanging Temple “Hanging Monastery”
Facts About World’s Only Hanging Temple

You have heard of 7 wonders of the world, but there are a lot of other places around us which are more attractive and beautiful.

Hanging Monastery or Xuankong Temple is one of the ancient temples located in Shanxi Province, China.

The temple is located at a height of 240 feet and 50 meters above the ground. Hanging Monastery temple is popularly known as Hanging Temple.

Hanging Temple is a combination of 3 religious i.e., Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.

This unique temple was built over 1,500 years ago on Mt. Hengshan Mountain, near Datong, China.

This area is also known as Hanging Monastery, floats with a loud breeze at the summit of a mountain at 240 feet altitude.

Although the temple was built thousands of years ago, it is still in Excellent Situation.

The temple has about 40 rooms, bridges, and walkways. There are some 78 statues and carvings around the temple.

Many says that the construction of the temple was initially started by a single man named Liao Ran.

Below is the list of Hanging Temples in China.

  • Hengshan Mountain Hanging Temple
  • Daciyan Hanging Temple
  • Cangyan Mountain Qianlou Hall
  • Sanqingge Pavilions
  • Tulouguan Temple
  • Chaoyang Hanging Temple

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