Chongfu Temple

Chongfu Temple

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Chongfu Temple

Introduction: Introduction:Chongfu Temple is located in the north of the Eastern Street, Shouzhou city, Shan..

Tickets:The Chongfu Temple Fee and Opening Hours:Admission Fee: RMB 35 yuan / personOpening Hours: pl..

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Chongfu Temple Introduction

Chongfu Temple is located in the north of the Eastern Street, Shouzhou city, Shanxi Province and facing the south. Erected at a decree by Wei Chigong, a man of outstanding merit for the founding of the State in his hometown in the 2nd year (665 A.D.) of the Linde Period of the Tang Dynasty, it was enlarged in the 3rd year (1143 A.D.) of the Jin Dynasty’s Huangtong (Royal Unification) and repeatedly renovated in the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Datong locates in the loess plateau, the geography is complicated and diverse, basically belongs to the temperate zone continental monsoon climate, the average air temperature of year has 6.8 degrees, it is very cold in winter, cooler in summer in Datong, so it is a good place for summer resort. The characteristic here is the big difference in temperature. You had better take o­ne more coat for the algidity in day and night. The best traveling time here is from April to October.

Chongfu Temple Features

Tigu Yangge, a traditional folk dancing, is also called “Di Yangge”, “Tutan Yangge” and “Luan Yangge”. The actors in the dancing are called “Guyu” and the actresses are called “Lahua”. Actors carry a drum in waist and kick the drum by foot. Actresses take drums by right hand and beat the drum when dancing. Tigu Yangge originated from the period of Song and Yuan Dynasty. Now it is popular in the counties around Datong. In the festival of lanterns, Tigu Yangge becomes a indispensable entertainment program.

Chongfu Temple Tickets

The Chongfu Temple Fee and Opening Hours:
Admission Fee: RMB 35 yuan / person
Opening Hours: please refer to the staff

Chongfu Temple Transporation

The Chongfu Temple is near the railway station. It takes about 15 minutes by foot. And it costs 2 yuan if you go there by tricycle.

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