Guandi Temple [Photo/VCG]
Located in Haizhou town, Yuncheng, Shanxi province, Guandi Temple represents the loyalty, courage and righteousness of Guan Yu–a famous general in the Shu Kingdom during the Three Kingdoms period (AD 220-280).
First built in Haizhou, the hometown of Guan Yu, during the Sui Dynasty (581-618), Guandi Temple was reconstructed and expanded during the following dynasties. The temple was destroyed by fire during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and then restored after over 10 years' work.
It now covers 7.3 hectares, making it the largest temple in memory of Guan Yu in China or abroad.
Guandi Temple was listed as a national 4A tourist attraction in 2005.
Address: No 145 Wuyi Rd, Haizhou town, Yuncheng city, Shanxi province
Ticket booking: 0359-2808369
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