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Shuangta Temple is a well-know travel site in Shanxi Province. Shuangta Temple, also known as Yongzuo Temple, is a temple with two 53-meter tall pagodas standing inside. The temple contains a rare collection of steles that were written by famous ancient Chinese calligraphers from different dynasties. The temple was built in 1608, during the Ming Dynasty, by Emperor Wanli. There are 13 stories inside each of the pagodas, which are made entirely from stone and brick. The towers are built in the shape of an octagon and visitors can climb to the top of the pagodas to

look at the view to the outside. Spring is the best time to visit the temple, when all of the plants are in full bloom and the flowers create a more elegant scenery for the temple. This temple complex consists of two Ming Dynasty pagodas, They are uniquely designed to imitate ancient Chinese pagoda structures. It is possible for visitors to climb one of the pagodas, though the spiral staircase that must be negotiated is only for the most committed enthusiast. Viewing the structure from outside is reward enough for a trip. t's worth mentioning that a rare collection of steles have been stored in the temple that contain the handwriting of famous

ancient Chinese calligraphers from various dynasties such as Wang Xizhi (303-361), Yan Zhenqing (709-785), Liu Zongyuan (773-819), and Su Dongpo (1037-1101).The best time to visit the temple is in spring (April and May) when all the peony and cloves are in their full bloom. These beautiful flowers are said to have been planted during the Ming Dynasty and their beauty indeed makes the old temple more elegant and appealing.Here’s some guide information in your travel of Chongshan Temple: Address: South of Hao Village,Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province. Contact number: 0086-0351-4395584   Admission Fee:CNY10  Opening Hours: 08:00-17:00

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