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Beautiful and free of crowds

We were told a couple of interesting stories about the monastery. Supposedly, it was originally... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2015
LaDolceVita27
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Similar to Forbidden City

The Temple originally built as a local "forbidden city" was converted to monastery so as not to... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2015
PGIT
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New Hyde Park, New York
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23 May 2015
“Beautiful and free of crowds”
16 May 2015
“Similar to Forbidden City”
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Beijie Road, Qingzhen Alley, Pingwu County, China
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

We were told a couple of interesting stories about the monastery. Supposedly, it was originally built by a local warlord as a private home in imitation of The Forbidden City. When the Emperor got wind of this and invited himself to stay, the owner wisely...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2015

The Temple originally built as a local "forbidden city" was converted to monastery so as not to anger the Chinese Emperor. Beautiful, minimal crowds, relaxing are all reasonable descriptions. The town market is just around the corner and worth visiting

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