Dazhao is located in Dazhao Qianjie, Yuquan District of Hohhot. Built originally in the6th year of the reign of Emperor Wanli of the Ming Dynasty (1578), it is a temple built by Tumete Tribal Chief Alehan inorderto celebrate his conversion to Buddhism.
Dazhao is the first Gelugpa Buddhismmonastery built in Inner Mongolia. Its grand scale and beautiful relics havemade it one of the most renowned temples in Mongolian grassland. It is a key protected relic of the Inner MongoliaAutonomous Region.