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Huhhot five tower temple - Jin'gang place Buddhist relics pagoda
Inner Mongolia

Five tower temples located at the Huhhot old city southeast, its old name are called the Jin'gang the place Buddhist

relics pagoda, hoodwinks the language named “the tower to rush to · Si Puri the loud snapping sound”. Because on

the pylon has five square shape stupas, therefore named five tower temple. Five square shape buttress tower end

place above the big tower body, the tower body altogether carves from top to bottom has more than 1000 images of

Buddha, therefore calls “thousand pagodas”. Five towers are one construct 5 exquisite buttress tower constructions

on the Jin'gang throne, therefore is called “five towers”. The tower builds in clear Yongzhengnianjian, high the

approximately 16 meters, the tower body becomes by the colored glaze brickwork, the tower body lower level is with

three kind of language carve vajracchedika-sutra religious texts, the upper formation for thousands of fine gold Jin

Xiaofu, engraves the labor to be exquisite, exquisite beautiful. the five tower modelling are symmetrical, the

proportion is moderate, the line is harmonious, dignified exquisite. Lower part is called the Jin'gang the place,

supports, in decorates by the lotus petal in Xumi place. Jin'gang place altogether 7, on first had Mongolia, Tibet,

the buddhist (the ancient times India's one kind of language) 3 kind of language carves "Vajracchedika-sutra"; Above

on each wall has the fine gold gold image of Buddha, the altogether more than 1000 niches, various niches image of

Buddha has different with, the manner is happy, south side in the gate inlays useful Mongolian, Tibet, the Chinese 3

kind of language writing “the Jin'gang place Buddhist relics pagoda” the white marble inscribed horizontal tablet.

On the Jin'gang place is 5 square shape pagodas, central tower 7, the height 6.62 meters, the pylon four weeks use

the relief ornament, tower of 5 four corner. North on the tower wall screening a gate has 3 to carve. 

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 14/09/2007
Uploaded: 12/02/2009
Updated: 28/02/2015


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More About Inner Mongolia

Short Inner Mongolia. Located in the northern frontier of China, Northwest close to Mongolia and Russia. Area of 110 square kilometers; population of 23.26 million; to the largest number of Mongolian and Han, in addition, there are Korean, Hui, Manchu, Daur, Ewenki, Oroqen and other nationalities. Region is divided into 7 Union, jurisdiction 5 prefecture-level cities; its 15 county-level cities under another jurisdiction, 17 counties, 49 flags, 3 Autonomous Banner. Its capital. Baotou, Wulanchabu, Wuhai, Hailar, Tongliao and other major cities in the region.