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  Chongsheng Temple

 

China

The 5-door paifang-like gate of the Vajrayana Buddhist temple Chongsheng Si in Dali, which is located on a hilltop in China's southern Yunnan Province.

 

Tough originally from the 9th century AD, this (in the past royal) monastery was destroyed by fire some time during the Qing Dynasty and rebuilt in 2005.

 

  Chongsheng Temple

 

  Chongsheng Temple

 

The temple is sited at the same location as the Three Pagodas of Dali (fig.).

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