East Asian country China is not only the most populated country but is also the world’s third largest country. Though China has one of those great ancient civilizations but one can easily trace the vast progress and development of this country. China’s heritage sites and tourist places has a unique blend of modern and traditional Chinese civilizations and that is why tourists from all over the world flock to this beautiful and ancient country. A tour to China is incomplete without a visit to its number of traditional and heritage sites. So, let’s take a look at some of the traditional places of China.
Temple of Heaven – An architectural masterpiece for heaven sacrifices
Founded in the first half of the 15th century The Temple of Heaven is China’s most representative and largest existing architectural masterpiece. Temple of Heaven is actually symbolizes the relationship between the earth and heaven. It is enclosed by a long wall in which the Northern part of the wall is semicircular which symbolizes the heaven and the Southern part is in shape of a square which symbolizes the earth. Its complex has 92 ancient buildings and 600 rooms and is the most complete existing imperial sacrificial building complex in China.
Confucius Temple is built in the memory of great Chinese philosopher Confucius who is considered as the most important figure in shaping the ancient Chinese civilization. This temple has suffered repeated damage and has been rebuilt several times. Qin Huai River is flowing in front of this temple; there is a longest screen wall which is piled with bricks on the south bank of river Qin Huai. The inner hall of Confucius Temple comprises one of the largest figure of Confucius and a beautiful collection of 38 vivid panels made up of jade, gold and silver, giving details about the life of Confucius.
Built in 1442, Idgar Mosque has a history of more than 500 years. It is one of the largest mosques in China and is very popular among the Muslims. The architecture of this mosque is in grand Islamic style with a gate tower, a courtyard, a doctrine teaching hall and a big Hall of prayer. Idgar mosque is not only a sacred religious place but is also a place for celebrating important festivals. The yard of this mosque provides a perfect blend of peaceful and secluded environment which refreshes and relaxes the one’s mind. Roof and pillars of this mosque are filled with exquisite carvings and beautiful pictures.
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