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Foshan Ancestral Temple
佛山祖庙

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8:30-18:00
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: No. 21 Zumiao Road, Chancheng District, Foshan City
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Phone: 0757-82286913 0757-82293723

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Foshan ancestral temple is located in Chancheng District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, the Northern Song Dynasty (1078 years) Yuanfeng years (1052), Ming Hongwu five years (1372) reconstruction, until the early Qing Dynasty has become a complete system, strict structure, with strong local characteristics of the temple building. In 1899, the ancestral temple was renovated and the ancestral temple was built today. The ancestral temple of ancestral castle, the ryumu temple of yuecheng, zhaoqing, and the Chen family in Guangzhou are called the three major treasures of ancient ryonan architecture, and are now designated as national important cultural relics protection units. In the main temple of the ancestral temple, many valuable artworks are also displayed, such as 70 pieces of 30 kinds of weapons, bronze walls, iron wall honor battles, diameter 1.31 meters of giant copper mirrors, large copper ding, copper bells and incense furnaces. Iron ware has big iron ding, iron ding, iron paintings and so on. The garden also displays stone engravings, Ming and Qing Dynasty stone beasts, inscriptions of Tang Dynasty "Shaoguan two years" Yang Wen "Yaocheng", a copy of the stone. Reassembled the restored ceramic tile ridge, a large number of gold wood carving architectural components, large iron cast warrior statues, iron cast Rui beasts, iron guns and so on. These exhibits are a central reflection of the great craftsmanship of Xiangcheng during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. No wonder some foreign friends who visited the temple called it "the palace of folk art in the East".

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Foshan Ancestral Temple is located in the center of downtown Foshan City, surrounded by a bustling commercial zone and convenient transportation options. It has a long history beginning in the Yuanfeng period of the Northern Song Dynasty, and is a must-see destination for anyone visiting Foshan. The Foshan Ancestral Temple includes ancient temple complexes like the Confucius Temple, Huang Feihong Memorial Hall and the Yewen Pavillion. Aside from the traditional Lingnan buildings, you can also enjoy lion dance performances and martial arts performances.
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