Top 10 attractions in Henan, China

By Lin Liyao
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   White Horse Temple (洛阳白马寺)


White Horse Temple, one of the 'Top 10 attractions in Henan,China' by

White Horse Temple in Luoyang [Photo by guanying339/]

White Horse Temple, also known as Baima Temple, is located 12 km outside Luoyang City. First built during the Han Dynasty (202BC-220AD), the temple is believed to be the first Buddhist temple built by the government in ancient China. Since its establishment, Baima Temple has experienced vast changes throughout the centuries, and was rebuilt several times. Now, the temple covers 40,000 square meters, and mainly consists of Tianwang Hall, Great Buddha Hall, Daxiong Hall, Jieyin Hall, Qingliang Terrace and Pilu Pavilion.

Admission: 50 yuan (US$7.85)

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