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Guangzhou City God Temple城隍庙

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Taoist Temple
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Open Open from 8:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: No. 48, Zhongyou Street, Zhongshan 4th Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (Wende Road)
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The Chenghuang Temple in Guangzhou, in Zhongyou Street, Zhongshan 4th Road, was originally a temple dedicated to the God of the castle. The Chenghuang God is one of the important gods in ancient religious culture, is the god of the people of the castle, the master of the god of the book. The Chenghuang Temple is the Lord of the castle, and there are also a sentence officer, 24th division. The 24th Division of Hell of the City of Guangzhou was a deterrent. The Chenghuang Temple was built in the Ming Dynasty, and was the landmark building in Guangzhou during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, and was comparable in scale to the Chenghuang Temple in Beijing. The temple of the city God is ragged, can be said to be a rebirth of gloss, in the 12 meters high, four-inch two meters high eight fairy mahogany palace high up hanging, three affixed with the true gold gold porridge of the city God God has returned to the throne, but is covered with red cloth, later can see the true face of the mountain. The wall on both sides of the hall is set with a large fresco, "the god of heaven and earth", is 30 or 40 painters spent six months to catch up, the height of more than eight meters, is probably the largest fresco in the province.

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Guangzhou City God TempleChenghuang Temple is also called Ducheng Temple. In the hall of the Chenghuang Temple, the three city priests are worshipped by the founders of the South Han Dynasty, Liu Wei and Hai Rui and Yang Jisheng, to protect the peace of the party. In the main hall, there is a lacquer mural "Opening the Earth and the Gods". The paintings depict the Pangu, the Nuwa, the Guanyin, the Jade Emperor, and the Four Seas Dragon King. In addition, the Guangfu Temple Fair held during the Lantern Festival every year is also held here.
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