Baishui Monastery

Baishui Monastery

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Baishui Monastery

Introduction: IntroductionThe Baishui Monastery is located the summit of Shizi Mountain. According to The Zao..

Tickets:Baishui Monastery Fee and Opening HoursAdmission: 10RMBOpening Hours: Not in detail

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Baishui Monastery Introduction

Introduction
The Baishui Monastery is located the summit of Shizi Mountain. According to The Zaoyang County Annals, “The countrymen constructed to sacrifice Emperor Guangwu of Han. During Xuande of Ming Dynnasty the monk Zhenglong used the mail hall to worship Buddhas, the west of the mail hall to sacrifice Emperor Guangwu of Han and some woodcarvings of other militaries”. It is the same to the layout of today’s Baishui Monastery.
 The main scenic spot embodies Daxiong Palace, Liu Xiu Palace, Liangliang Palace, the Weapon Palace, Guanggong Palace, Qinglong Well, Longjin Pavilion and so o­n. The entire monastery is very unsophisticated and elegant, the carvings fine, and in addition the whole maintains the original construction style. In the monastery the ancient trees are lush, the stone steps in front of the gate magnificent, and all fills with a rich marvelous breath.   
Xiangfan enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate with annual average temperature of about 15—16℃. It’s suitable for you to travel yearly.

Baishui Monastery Features

Highlight
This scenic spot is made up of 4 parts: Baishui Monastery Classic Chinese Literature Tour Area, Baishui Lake Water Amusement Area, Xianglong Mountain Scenic Tour Area, and The Mountain Village Amusement Area.
White-Water Well
It was said that when Liu Xiu was defeated and returned to the summit of Shizi Mountain, he was tired and thirsty and the horse was worn-out, so he looked for a well to fetch some water. He found a well but the water was black and unsuitable for drinking. When he was vexed, a black dragon rushed out of the well, and the water turned into white from black. The troops of Liu Xiu drank a lot. The well was called “White-Water well”.
Sword Puddle of Gunhe:
It was said that Liu Xiu was defeated to the side of Gunhe, and chased by headstrong soldiers. When he went across the stream, throwing the sword into the water, the shallow stream turned into a deep river and prevented the chasing troops. 
Yinma Pond
It was said that Liu Xiu stationed in Sizhi Mountain. o­ne day when he was looking for some water to feed the horse, a limpid spring gushed out from the bottom of the rocks which could feed the horse. Until now the water of the pond is very limpid.

Baishui Monastery Tickets

Baishui Monastery Fee and Opening Hours
Admission: 10RMB
Opening Hours: Not in detail

Baishui Monastery Transporation

Traffic
Take bus from Xiangfan train station to Zaoyang, and turn to the bus to Wudian Town.

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