Dai Temple – A Man-Made Sacred Wonder

| August 23, 2009

For those whose feet do not ache after ascending Mount Taishan, the Dai Temple in downtown Tai’an is a leisurely stroll. This is where some of the emperors stayed before or after their ascension. But “Qianlong slept here” does not begin to explain the temple’s status. The old cypresses and tortoise-supported steles are better testament to its historical value. Being on the top of one of Five Sacred Mountains, Dai Temple is indeed very beautiful place with history over 3000 years. Below are some incredible photos of the temple.

Dai Temple Mount Taishan Entrance
Dai Temple Mount Taishan Rocks
Dai Temple Mount Taishan Tree
Dai Temple Mount Taishan Lion
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 1
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 2
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 3
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 1
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 2
Dai Temple Mount Taishan Religion
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 1
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 2
Dai Temple Mount Taishan 3
Dai Temple Mount Taishan Sacred
Dai Temple Mount Taishan Tower
Photo Resource: Flickr

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