Kuixing Attic Scenic Spot
Last updated by hcf122 at 2013-11-8
Kuixing Attic Scenic Spot Overview
Kuixing Attic was built in the eighth year of emperor Daoguang (1828A.D.). The original building was constructed on the top of the Half-cliff Mountain, which was a temple made of earth and tiles, with three rooms built up with hard rocks. At that time, many people came to burn incense in the temple The cater for the demand of the streaming pilgrims, quays and tea houses were built at the foot of the Half-cliff Mountain. Afterwards, Kuixing Temple was destroyed because of lack of repairs for years. A new building was later erected on the site of the ruined Kuixing Temple, which is the Kuixing Attic. Covering an area of more than one hundred mu. Kuixing attic is much larger than Kuixing Temple in size
The key sights scatter areas around the Square, the Palace district and the Garden Virescence, whic include Longmen (the Dragon Gate), Zhongdou Palace, Seventy-two Fudi, Rongshilezhen Palace, Hongwen Palace, Kuixing the Main Building, Chengtian Dais, Congming Fountain (the Smart Fountain) and Jiandao of Surrounding the mountain. Among them, Rongshilezhen Palace includes the east hall and west hall, each housing eight Buddha statues.
Hongwen Palace consists of a group of important buildings It connects dexterously the facade of the stele corridor with the porches on the two sides. Stories of 68 celebrities including some of the influential thinkers, literateurs, artists and scientists in chinese history, were inscribed onto the steles in combinations of words and images.
Solo Adventure Tips:
On the top of the Haff-cliff Mountain.
How to Get There?
Ticket Price: 20 yuan
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