6 day Chinese civilization tour in Henan

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White Horse Temple [Image Credit: photostock.china.com.cn/Pan Wenjun]

4. White Horse Temple 白马寺

Originally established under Emperor Ming during the Eastern Han Dynasty, White Horse Temple is the first officially-built temple in China after the introduction of Buddhism. As the cradle of Chinese Buddhism, it holds a vast collection of Buddhist statues and classic sutras. The temple is also famous for interior architecture inspired by the Buddhist styles of Thailand, India, and Burma.

Opening hours: 07:30 a.m. – 07:00 p.m.

Entry: 50 yuan/person

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