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Chenghuang Pavilion

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Chenghuang pavilion, or Jaguarao, is one of the oldest Buddhist structures, which are of great cultural and historical significance. The history of the Church has about 3000 years, and the first mention of the construction belong to the period of reign of the Ming dynasty. Up to our days preserved part of ancient buildings despite the fact that the monastery was repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt again.

Today, the Plaza is a unique temple complex located in a small suburb of Dengfeng. On the territory of 110 000 square kilometers is the temple, the ancient stele with an image of hieroglyphs painted areas, fountains and rest areas. A large part of the complex was destroyed during a fire in 1859, however, the city has made efforts and allocated a large sum of money for restoration. Already in 1864 the Astor was restored and listed as a specially protected cultural objects of China.

Inside the main building of the temple, you can see numerous statues of Buddha, made use of ancient techniques, bowls with special incense and candles to worship the gods, a traditional bell and steles other important Buddhist deities. After visiting the Plaza, visitors are invited to stroll through the countryside, enjoy the scenery and to see preserved sections of city wall. The temple is open for tours daily, but do not forget about the rules installed on the site.