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CITIES & PLACES OF INTEREST

  

 

 

  Fengdu Ghost City

 

China

On the pinnacle of Ming Mountain at Fengdu Ghost City (fig.) is a pagoda as well as a large head of the Jade Emperor, i.e. the Taoist ruler of heaven and earth. It is said that the head is accessible and was initially meant to become a hotel to visitors.

 

A distance away from it is the Skyscraping Palace, also known as the Jade Emperor Hall, which houses as statue of Yu Huang (fig.), seated on his heavenly throne, as well as some other deities.

 

  Fengdu Ghost City

 

  Fengdu Ghost City

 

Adjacent is the Wuchang Hall, which houses Bai Wu Chang (fig.), a servant of Diyu, i.e. the Underworld who guides the souls of the kind and benevolent dead, safely pass the Bridge of Troubled Water (fig.) and the Gate of Hell (fig.).

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