Wooden Tower In Ying County

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Wooden Pagoda in Ying county, short for the Sakyamuni Pagoda of Fogong Temple, is located in Fogong Temple in the northwest part of Ying county, Shanxi Province.
The whole pagoda features Han and Tang dynasty architectural styles with 54 various dougong, or interlocking wooden brackets, each of which has a different shape. Together with the octagonal roof on every layer, the whole pagoda is scientifically designed and exquisitely built, which not only has national characteristics but also meets Buddhist requirements. The Ying county Wooden Pagoda is the highest and the oldest wooden tower in China.

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Nadia Kushnir on April 25, 2012


Ivan Logvinov on April 26, 2012

Надеюсь, когда-нибудь увижу оригинал ;)

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Ivan Logvinov
Россия, Амурская область, Blagoveshchensk

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