When you visit Mount Tai, you usually go to Dai Temple first. Dai Temple is the largest and most complete ancient architectural complex in Mount Tai. It is the place where the ancient emperors held the ceremony of offering sacrifices to the gods of Mount Tai. Fengchan is a ceremony held by the emperor in Mount Tai to offer sacrifices to heaven and earth. In ancient times, the country was prosperous.
Dai Temple preserved a large number of sacrificial utensils, offerings, handicrafts, a large number of Taishan ancient books and scriptures, 184 ancient inscriptions and 48 Han Dynasty stone portraits. Among them, Qin carved stone is the third largest forest of Steles in China after Xi'an and Qufu. Dai Temple adopts the imperial palace style architecture, which is the highest specification of ancestral temple architecture in China.
Tai'an Dai Temple
Tai'an Dai Temple is located in the north of Tai'an City, Shandong Province, at the south foot of Mount Tai, commonly known as "Dongyue Temple". It is the largest and most complete ancient architectural complex in Mount Tai. It is a Taoist shrine. It is also a place where the emperors of all dynasties held the ceremony of offering sacrifices to the gods of Mount Tai.
Daimiao City battlements high building, temple appearance towering, palace overlapping, magnificent. Dai Temple was founded in the Han Dynasty, and it was already splendid in the Tang Dynasty. When Emperor Zhenzong of the Song Dynasty granted Zen Buddhism on a large scale, he expanded and built Tianfu hall, which was even more large-scale. Its architectural style adopts the style of Imperial Palace City, with a circumference of more than 1500 meters. There are more than 150 ancient buildings in the temple. Dai Temple, together with the Forbidden City in Beijing, three Confucius in Qufu, Chengde summer resort and Waiba temple, is known as China's four major ancient architectural complexes. Dai temple covers an area of about 96500 square meters, with battlements, four corner turrets and four doors. The buildings in the temple can be divided into three roads: Central, East and West. On the central axis, from south to north, there are Zhengyangmen, yaoshenting, Tianfu hall and bedroom; on the East Road, there are bell tower, hanbaiyuan and dongyuzuo; on the West Road, there are Gulou, tanghuaiyuan and daosheyuan. Tianfu hall is the main building of Dai Temple. It was first built in 1009 A.D. in the second year of Dazhong Xiangfu in the Northern Song Dynasty. There are nine halls, 48.7 meters long, 19.8 meters wide and 22.3 meters high. The platform is built of stone, surrounded by white stone carvings, double eaves and yellow glazed tiles. There is a huge Song Dynasty mural Qibi huiluan in the hall, 62 meters long and 3.3 meters high. It depicts the magnificent scene of the God of Mount Tai when he was on a tour. There are more than 630 characters, and various rare animals, rocks and trees, palaces and pavilions are painted. The composition is rigorous, dense, majestic and fluent. It depicts the magnificent scene of Mount Tai God's tour. The people and horses in the painting are various and vivid. It is a unique human landscape of Mount Tai. The wooden copper Pavilion at the end of daimiao East Road, also known as "Jinque", is one of the rare large-scale copper buildings in China. It was built in 1615 A.D. in the 43rd year of Wanli in Ming Dynasty. It was originally in Bixia temple at the peak of Mount Tai. It was the place to worship Bixia Yuanjun. It was moved to Dai Temple in 1972. The copper Pavilion is 4.4 meters long and 3.4 meters wide. It is dignified and thick in shape, and the casting process is extremely fine. It can be called the best of ancient Chinese copper casting art. There are many steles in the Dai Temple. There are 151 steles, scriptures, inscriptions and poetry inscriptions in the past dynasties. It has always been known as the forest of steles. The stone inscriptions of imperial edict of Qin II, which are hidden in the eastern throne, are made from the seal script of Lisi in 209 BC. They are one of the oldest preserved stone inscriptions in China. The stele of Hengfang in the first year of Jianning in the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 168), the stele of Zhangqian in the third year of Zhongping (AD 186), the stele of Madame Sun in the eighth year of Taishi in the Western Jin Dynasty (AD 272), the stele of Shenbao temple in the Tang Dynasty and the stele of zhangheng never forgetting in the Han Dynasty are all famous steles.
Address: Dongyue street, Taishan District, Tai'an City, Shandong Province
Official website: http://www.daimiao.cn
Tour time: 2-3 hours
Traffic information: 1. Take No.3, No.4, No.6 bus to daimiao and walk there
2. Take a taxi to the South Gate of daimiao. The fare is about 6 yuan
Ticket information: 30 yuan per person
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Tickets are free for soldiers in active service, the disabled, the elderly over 70 years old and children under 1.2m (including 1.2m) with valid certificates. Tickets are free for the elderly over 60 years old on September 9 of the lunar calendar
Half price for students and the elderly over 60 years old with valid certificates, 15 yuan / person
The maximum discount rate for group purchase tickets such as travel agencies shall not exceed 20% of the ticket price
Opening hours: 8:00-18:00, may 1-August 31
8:00-17:30, September 1-April 30
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