Yantai brings lantern shows, temple fairs for your relaxation during festival

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2. Qixia Taixu Palace

Taixu Palace in Qixia, a county-level city in Yantai, East China's Shandong province, was initially built in 1191 and has a history of more than 800 years. It is one of the country's temples that feature renowned Taoist architecture.

Every year a festival called Yanjiu is held during the Spring Festival in Qixia in memory of Qiu Chuji, a famed Taoist guru. A temple fair, folk performances of Chinese shadow puppetry, Peking Opera and Lyv Opera, ceremonies to pray for good fortune, a parade of cartoon dolls and guessing lantern riddles will be staged for visitors to enjoy.

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The temple fair opens at the Taixu Palace on Feb 1, 2017. [Photo/jiaodong.net]

Address: No 33 Yingbin Road, Qixia, Yantai, Shandong province

Date: Feb 9-23

Opening hours: 8:00-17:00

Tel: +86-535-5390666

Ticket price: 45 yuan

 

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