Xitian Temple is a key cultural relic protection unit announced by the Haikou Municipal People’s Government. It has a complete set of woodcuts and story paintings. The characters in the story are vivid and worth visiting.
I asked the local people and gave directions very enthusiastically. At the door, I found a vegetable market around. The temple is surrounded by people. Outside, a group of uncles and aunts were drinking tea and chatting. The two of us outsiders walked in and kept staring at them. We were a little scared and left. It is recommended not to go for a short time. It should be under renovation, don’t go for nothing
Xitian Temple is located at No. 75 Yixing Street, Longhua District, Haikou City. The temple covers an area of 1193 square meters. The original building area is more than 900 square meters. There are three main rooms and a patio between the first and second entrances. Between the second entrance and the third entrance is the Baiting Pavilion, and both sides of the Baiting Pavilion are the east and west corridors. The entire temple is a brick and wood structure, with a T-shaped dougong (single-style dougong). The head gate has a stone inscription "Xitian Temple" horizontal plaque. It is the handwriting of the famous calligrapher Zhang Yuesong from Qiongji in the Qing Dynasty. The interior paintings are carved with beams and exquisite craftsmanship. On the walls and on the walls, there are a complete set of woodcuts and story paintings. The characters in the stories are vivid and are rare ancient buildings in our province. It has historical, artistic and scientific research value, and was announced as a key cultural relics protection unit by the Haikou Municipal People's Government in 1985.
Located in the depths of the old street, the Xitian Temple has a construction area of more than 900 square meters. There are three entrances in the main room. There is a patio between the first entrance and the second entrance. Between the second entrance and the third entrance is the Baiting Pavilion. The whole temple has a brick-wood structure, T-shaped bucket arch, and the exquisite craftsmanship of carved beams and paintings are rare ancient buildings preserved in Hainan Province.
Xitian Temple is in a small alley in Haikou. It is not easy to find if it is not a local. The temple is similar to other temples. In fact, the most famous snack in Xitian Temple is the snack at the door. There is a grandma who has been making special snacks there for more than ten years. The snacks are very delicious and worth trying!