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Chongqing Arhat Temple

Chongqing Arhat Temple Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
Chongqing Arhat Temple, an ancient Buddhist temple and monastery, is situated in the busiest downtown area of Chongqing. The temple began to be built in 1064 and finished in 1067 when Emperor Zhiping of North Song Dynasty control the China. In 1885, it was reconstructed by Monk Longfa in Qing Dynasty. Though the temple does not exist any more we can trace its former existence from the present name. Later, it was rebuilt in 1752 and again in 1945. The present clay arhats were molded in the spring of 1986. More recently, the construction work of the Depository of Buddhist Texts and the Meditation Room has been completed, and the carving and molding are underway.

Arhat Temple, an important Buddhist temple in the Han People region, is a historic site protection unit of Municipal level.

When you visit Arhat Temple, the first that you can see are are the Four Guardians of the World, the Stele Kiosk of the Ming Dynasty, and the ancient Buddhist cliff inscriptions of the Northern Song Dynasty. After stepping into the temple and ascending some stairs, visitors may view the imposing Sakyamuni Hall and then visit the Depository of Buddhist Texts and the Meditation Room. On the temple grounds, there is also a vegetarian restaurant and a stand for sale of incense and candles.
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