Shuanglin Temple is the nation key Cultural relic preservation organ, located at the Shanxi Province Pingyao County southwest six kilometer Qiaotou Village. The Shuanglin Temple old name “the temple”, its this is at for the Gucheng, because acquiring fame. The temple foundation age is very early, because the ancient literature record loses detailed, tests firmly with difficulty. In the temple the extant most ancient tablet is the Northern Song Dynasty major and medium auspicious symbol four years (1011) “tablet of the paternal aunt”. The age is remote, the illegible handwriting, the 20th line “repairs the temple in the Wuping two years” the still permissible identification. “the Wuping two years” (571) is the Northern Qi Dynasty reign title, since repairs, its foundation age must be earlier than this. Even if calculates from the Northern Qi Dynasty, temple until now also already after more than 1400 springs and autumns. The temple at that time was a side scenic place, the temple appearance is grand, incense and candle prosperous, the tourist not certainly, once constructed “the sevenfold pavilion, hopes the province high”, what a pity destroys in the fire, the original Chinese style pavilion plinth still saves until now, diameter one meter has -odd, big full card its scale. Approximately to Song Dynasty, the temple changes name to Shuanglin Temple. According to the Buddhist literature record, place of the Buddha Buddha nirvana arrested the corpse that city postscript for the ancient times India to raise nearby the river between the tree-fern 2salol double tree, Shifu under the double tree, northern side west, coerced right lies, dies ascends to heaven, four side double trees opened suddenly the lap waste, was called “the double forest to enter nirvana”. After Song, in the temple once lived has the nun, therefore has “tablet of the paternal aunt” and “the loyal righteousness ancestral hall” and so on vestiges, Ge Yu commemorates the nun to concern. Shuanglin Temple constructs, the experience suffers trouble of the 1000 several hundred year wind and rain disasters of war, the temple appearance gradually namely leans collapses, although all previous dynasties all have the repair, but to the Yuan end, “has damaged the soil to the palace pillars in front, the hall porch is toppling” situation. Therefore, the Ming Dynasty ching t'ai, the day along, Hongzhi, Germany, celebrated the year prosperously as well as scavenges the light, Xuantongnianjian once massively to reconstruct or to repair, the extant temple already all constructs for the Ming Dynasty and the Qing Dynasty.
Shanxi located at Mt. Taihang west, east of Yellow River. Name of the Shanxi, because of occupies Mt. Taihang west to acquire fame. Was called since old times ?Biaolishanhe?. Spring and Autumn Period time, most districts for Jin all, therefore abbreviation ?Jin?; The Warring States initial period, Han, Zhao, Wei three divide the Jin, because and calls ?the Three-Jin?. The entire province total area 156,000 square kilometers, the total population nearly 34,000,000 people, presently govern Taiyuan, Datong, Shuozhou, Yangquan, Changzhi, Xinzhou, Luliang, Jinzhong, Linfen, Yuncheng, Jincheng and so on 11 locally administered levels, altogether 85 counties, 11 county-level cities, 23 municipal districts. Provincial capital Taiyuan, provincial government in the Taiyuan Municipal government east street. Rich tourism resources in Shanxi Province, historical monuments, scenic spots more. There are more famous Yungang Grottoes, Mount Temple group Jinci, Yingxian Wooden Tower, Yongle Palace,Xuankong Temple , Hukou Waterfall, Temple state solution, such as Hongtong large tree.