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Linfen-Yaomiao palace-five phoenix buildings

Yaomiao builds in the Western Jin Dynasty, has more than 1700 years history. The former site west of Fenhe River, a Western Jin Dynasty during Yuan bumper year moves to the Fenhe River east bank, Tang Gaozong Li Zhixian celebrates three years (658 years), the temple site moves to the Chengnan address by the prefectural city southwest. Yaomiao is a collection rich history culture and five millennium history of civilization country ancestral temple, is named three Confucian temples, is China commemorates Yao, Shun specially, yu three ancestor's temples. Yao establishes the capital in Pingyang more than 4000 years ago, delimits the Nine Provinces, forms the Chinese earliest pattern, Pingyang becomes one of China civilization earliest birthplaces, is known as the China first name. Yao, it is said is emperor ku the son, Yellow Emperor's five th grandson, the name puts the merit, the number ceramic (sound yao) Tang, is our country primitive society last stage ancient emperor. Kong Zi said in "Confucian analects · Tabor": “the day is only big, only Yao side it. Turbulent, people incompetent”. Obviously the Yao king boundless beneficence, the numerous people love. The posterity to commemorate our country ancient times's first famous Mr. - - the Yao king, then has constructed Yaomiao in the Linfen Chengnan four kilometers places. Its locus calls Yaomiao the village. Because Emperor Yao founds a capital Linfen, thus the history calls “the Yao Pingyang”. Yaomiao constructs at Linfen, confirmed this view correctness. 

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 09/09/2007
Uploaded: 22/06/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015


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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.