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Universal salvation temple-hawk hawk tower

Universal salvation temple, located at Shanxi Province southwest east Yongji Puzhou old city on 3 kilometer Emei plateau. Here plateau height 29 meters ~31 meters, south, north, west three face the gully, only Northeast to depends on the plateau to be flat and smooth. Original scope, thing width 200 meters, north and south length 350 meters, total area approximately 70,000 square meters; here topography high my, the field of vision is broad, the temple is facing south, occupies a commanding position, constructs according to the plateau. This is a millennium ancient temple, our country classical play famous work "Western Chamber" the story occurs in here. since 1986, the new repair's universal salvation temple, the temple architecture layout for top three Taiwan, east the China and the West three spool threads (west axis has been the Tang Dynasty, middle axle for Song gold two generations, east axis for the Ming and Qing Dynasties construction), the scale is broad, has a distinctive style. From the plateau to the plateau, the palace pavilion, the porch pavilion pagoda, holds the potential according to the plateau, progressive elevates, for human by vigorous dignified, tall and straight feeling of outstanding ability. Adds the sum "Western Chamber" the story close connection construction: Zhang Sheng stays overnight in somebody's home “west the porch”, Cui Yingying resides temporarily “the pear flower deep courtyard”, after the white horse breaks through, Zhang Sheng migrates “the library courtyard” during the alternation. After the temple, is a topography height fluctuation, the form lively botanical garden garden. In the garden folds the stone rockery to hang the danger like to truncate, hawk language double pavilion upturned eave rake. In the lotus pond the transverse frame winding path magpie bridge, the pavilion bridge docking, the Hushan hold. The hawk hawk “does obeisance the platform” to complement in the pine green jade cypress, thousand bamboo pole tall bamboos. stands erect in the temple hawk hawk tower, not only the construction is plain, is splendid sight, moreover by the unusual structure, the obvious sound effect is celebrated worldwide. The tourist strikes in the tower side by the stone cramp, in the tower will send out clearly delightful “ha - -” “ha - -” the frog cry, will make the tourist to express admiration again and again. According to the local chronicle in calls it “the universal salvation toad sound”, for ancient times Yongji one of eight scenery. because "Western Chamber" being published, causes this “all over the world Buddhist temple has not had” the universal salvation temple reputation greatly chirp, in the temple stupa also changes the name is well-known for “the hawk hawk tower” recompenses near distant. But the beautiful moving love story, a lot of years has been shaking people's mind, cause it to become are becoming famous reputation tourist attraction.

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 08/09/2007
Uploaded: 16/06/2009


Tags: panoram; photography; picture; china; landeshow; hotel,shanxi
More About shanxi

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.

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