Shanxi Pingyao Zhenguo Temple:
Located at old city Northeast direction 12 kilometer Hao Dongcun. Founds in the Tang end Five Dynasties' northern han time (951-979 years).
Zhenguo Temple total area approximately 13000 square meters. Extant Five Dynasties (907-960 years), the Yuan (1271-1368 years), bright (1368-1644 years), clear (1644-1911 years) various times construct 40, painted sculpture 50, mural hundred, stele 20, but also has Jin (1115-1234 years) hard clock. The Zhenguo Temple ten thousand Buddhist temple hall constructs at the Tang end Five Dynasties' northern han day meeting seven years, has more than 1000 years history. In extant wood construction, only late in Wutai Mountain's south imperial sacrifices, Buddha light two temples, is third.
Zhenguo Temple various palaces all have the statue, in ten thousand Buddhist temple hall makes an idol preciously, is the Five Dynasties northern han day meeting year constructs when the palace work. The entire palace altogether has statue 14. And except three (the Goddess of Mercy, friendly wealth, dragon female) is the Ming Dynasty molds, the Qing Dynasty redraws outside the greasepaint, other all for Five Dynasties original work. Mold technique approximate Tang models the style, is in the Chinese temple the extant Five Dynasties time only work, being possible be called “is rarely found in the world the treasure”.
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.