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The Temple of Six Banyan Tree is a well-known travel site,also as one of the most famous Buddhist temples in the world with a history spanning over 1,400 years, was built in 537 AD by Master Xiao Yu during the Liang Dynasty (502-557). It is a world famous Buddhist temple, which was destroyed by fire in the 10th century and was rebuilt in 989. The temple was renamed the Purification Wisdom Temple after it was rebuilt. A visiting monk was amazed by the Six Banyan Trees planted in the courtyard and under sudden inspiration, wrote two

 words: "Six Banyans" for his inscription to the temple. Standing in the middle of the courtyard, guests can feast their eyes by the famous Six Banyan Pagoda. It is a pagoda where Buddhist relics are placed. Its roofs curve upwards and look like dark red flower petals. The tip of the pagoda is like stamens, while the whole construction looks like a huge stigma high in the air. Therefore, people call it the Flowery Pagoda. The pagoda not only has a nice appearance, but also provides a good place to overlook enchanting

scenery around. To the west are the collections of over ten stone tablets, which record the history of the temple. Burning joss sticks is a big event when visiting the temple. Thus every year on the Chinese traditional Spring Festival and Lantern Festival, the temple becomes a busy area. Numerous people queue to burn the first joss stick in order to be blessed by gods in the coming year.Here's some guide information in your travel of The Temple of Six Banyan Tree : Address: No.87 Liurong Road, Guangdong Province.  Contact number: 0086-020-83392843   Admission Fee:CNY10   Opening Hours: 08:30-17:00

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I would recommend Temple of Six Banyan Tree to anyone visiting Guangzhou. It's really interesting to see this side of China and we had a great time there.