Jinci Temple

This afternoon we spent several hours at Jinci Temple. It is the most famous temple area in Shanxi Province. It was started about 1400 years ago and has been added to since. There are various temples, bridges, waterworks, gardens, as well as a Cyprus tree that is 3200 years old.

20120614-220813.jpg. The most famous structure has a statue of the Holy Mother built around 1032. Our guide described the area as the first public park in China and it certainly had that feel.

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