Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Temple of Universal Happiness in China

By Seif Kamel
   Located at the Shuangqiao District on the East Shore of the Wulie River,
the Temple of Universal Happiness was erected around the end of the
18 th century when the Mongolian Buddhism began spreading around the
   Constructed with layout and design that is partly similar to that of the
popular Temple of Heaven in Beijing, the Temple is now one of the
famous historical monuments visited by tourists who travel to China.
The Pavilion of the Brilliance of the Rising Sun, the main section of the
temple is distinctive for its wooden works and Mongolian motifs and
decorations. Other interesting elements of the temple include the walls
with the pagodas with its various statues.

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