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Grand Temple of Mount Heng南岳大庙

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Open Open from 5/1-10/31,7:00am-5:30pm;Open from 11/1-4/30,7:30am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: No. 2 Beizhi Street, Nanyue District, Hengyang City
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Phone: 0734-5673377 0734-5662416

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The temple is not on the mountain, but at the foot of Hengshan. Since you see it, you can walk around. Many people from the nearest and southern areas are here to incense, saying it is very effective, it is estimated that it is related to the local traditional beliefs.

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The Grand Temple of Mount Heng is located at the foot of Mount Heng. It has an expansive, palace-style layout. The main hall is dedicated to Zhurong, the Chinese god of fire. Zhurong is believed to have held the governmental office of Minister of Fire under the Yellow Emperor, and was also in charge of southern affairs. He was given the title “Divine Emperor of Mount Heng.” The square in front of the temple is used for traditional performances and burning incense. According to legend, Zhurong was always considerate to the needs of his subjects. Due to his popularity, the temple is always full of incense offerings.
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