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Travel to Meng Jiang Nu Temple, you can learn the famous story about "Mengjiangnu's bitter weeping" . It situated on the Mt. Fenghuangshan (Phoenix Mountain), 6 kilometers east of Shanhaiguan Pass, Meng Jiang Nu Temple, according to the legend, was originally built before the Song Dynasty and repaired in the Ming Dynasty. There are a number of travel sights here, including a 108-step Stairway, 108 being a Buddhist number representing the troubles that plague man. In the main hall of the temple, there is a statue of Meng Jiangnu, accompanied by two painted maids sculptures. Inside the temple, the walls were inscribed with poems by countless scholars and poets in past dynasties. It is one of the

well-known places when guests come to Beidaihe to enjoy the history of the Great Wall and the legend of this temple. There is a legend about this temple that starts with the Emperor Qinshihuang. A long time ago, hundreds of thousands of workers were ordered to rebuild the Great Wall and Meng Jiang Nu came to the area of Shanhaiguan to find her husband, who was one of these workers. She found that this man had died from the intense labor; she cried so hard that some of the wall collapsed along with his corpse. In order to honor this woman and her story, the people built this temple to

worship her. Today on the shore of the Bohai Sea, beyond Shanhaiguan Pass, there are two black and rocky reefs. According to legend, the round one is Meng Jiangnu's tomb and the square one is her tomb tablet. Not far from her tomb, a temple was built on a small hill to commemorate the lady of chastity. Travelers to Shanhaiguan Pass should not miss the chance to see her "tomb" and temple. Here’s some specific details of Meng Jiang Nu Temple:
Address: Mengjiangnu village, Mengjiang town, Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao city, Hebei Province.                                            Contact number: 0086-335-5053159,   Admission fee: CNY25,   Openning hours: 08:00-16:00.

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How far is it from Qinhuangdao to Meng Jiang Nu Temple?

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It is about 34km from Qinhuangdao to Meng Jiangnu Temple, around 1 hour’s drive. Our travel agency can provide tour service. If you need, welcome to contact us.