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While travelling in Inner Mongolia, one may find that the temples there are always unique in their peculiar architectures. That can be resulted from the culture combination of Mongolia and Han. Well, in these special temples, the Five-Pagoda Temple is a notable one which draws visitors come to travel. The Five-Pagoda Temple is also called the Sarira Pagoda of Diamond Throne. Built in the 10th Year of Yongzheng in Qing Dynasty in 1731, the Five Pagoda Temple was originally a Lamaism temple.There is a straight and beautiful pagoda for Buddhist relics with Buddha's warrior seat, so it is commonly called "The Five Pagoda Temple".

Compared with other pagodas, Five-Pagoda Temple is unique in at least two aspects: its special structure, pagodas over pagoda, and the green and yellow colored glazes on the short eaves and tops of pagodas. Those make Five-Pagoda Temple quite special, a treasure of Hohhot as well as a popular travel spot in the city. Built of stone and bricks, the temple is 13 meters high and is composed of three parts. Among its notable features is the 16-metre-high structure consisting of five tiny pagodas that are elevated atop a Diamond Throne. It is also sometimes known as the "Thousand Buddha Pagoda" for the 1,560 reliefs of Buddhas carved into the pagoda walls.

Over 1,500 Buddhas are carved into the walls of the temples as well as texts from the Buddhist scriptures, which are written in Mongolian, Tibetan and Sanskrit. Travellers can climb to the top of the base to get a look at the pagodas themselves, or head to the back of the building where a carved screen includes a rare Mongolian astronomical map, marking hundreds of stars. Contact us if you want to travel to the Five-Pagoda Temple. We will provide the professional advice, customized itinerary and excellent travel service. Or you can consult directly through the guide information below:
Admission Fee: RMB35
Open hours: 9:00-17:00
Address: Kangle St., Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China.
Contact Telephone: 86 0471 6282330

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