Five Pagoda Temple

Temples in Inner Mongolia are very unique in their peculiar architectures. Well, in these special temples, the Five-Pagoda Temple is a notable one which draws visitors come to travel. Five-Pagoda Temple is a treasure of Hohhot as well as a popular travel spot in the city. The Five-Pagoda Temple is also called the Sarira Pagoda of Diamond Throne. Built in the 10th Year of Yongzheng in Qing Dynasty in 1731, the Five Pagoda Temple was originally a Lamaism temple. There is a straight and beautiful pagoda for Buddhist relics with Buddha's warrior seat, so it is commonly called "The Five Pagoda Temple".  Built of stone and bricks, the temple is 13 meters high and is composed of three parts.
Compared with other pagodas, Five-Pagoda Temple is unique in at least two aspects: its special structure, pagodas over pagoda, and the green and yellow colored glazes on the short eaves and tops of pagodas. Among its notable features is the 16-metre-high structure consisting of five tiny pagodas that are elevated atop a Diamond Throne. It is also sometimes known as the "Thousand Buddha Pagoda" for the 1,560 reliefs of Buddhas carved into the pagoda walls. Over 1,500 Buddhas are carved into the walls of the temples as well as texts from the Buddhist scriptures, which are written in Mongolian, Tibetan and Sanskrit. Some guide information below for your reference: Admission Fee: RMB35 Open hours: 9:00-17:00 Address: Kangle St., Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. Contact Telephone: 86 0471 6282330

More Things To Do in Hohhot

My Questions *We welcome and appreciate your questions & reviews