Wuxi can be described as a place where the past collides with the present. Among contemporary city streets you would often see a small corner that looks like it belongs to an old Chinese tale. Prepare to experience a great blend of culture, and a taste of modern day china, while you walk the streets of this beautiful spot on the Chinese map.
Chongan temple is a main cultural protection center of the Shanxi Province. Named Zhangbafo during the early Tang Dynasty the shrine situated in Wolongang of Lingchuan country is a relic dating back to the Ming and Quing dynasties.
The temple is situated in the heart of a very busy district. Not only is the area famous for its amazing shopping experience, it is also rich in cultural sights, along with the Humble Chinese architectural work of the Chong’an temple itself. The area of the temple is crowded with little shops that sell many souvenirs and other Chinese keepsakes that are great to take back home from your journey.
The multistoried pavilion type architecture of the building is evidence of being part of the Yuan Dynasty; It is evident from the West Chahua Tower that Timber was used heavily in the Era it was built. Although the attraction sits quietly lost between the now prominent commercial area that has come to being in the area, Chong’an temple shows every trace of majesty that prevailed in the yesteryear.
The Wuxi district in which the temple is situated boasts of everything that you desire on your eastern adventure, A bit of culture, a touch of ancient Chinese history and a splendid shopping adventure. You are also able to book in to a lovely hotel in the area if you want to experience these bustling city streets for a little while longer. A hotel in Wuxi that is sure to add a touch of luxury to your journey is the Millennium Wuxi. This Wuxi hotel is equipped with state of the art amenities, star class services and an amazing ambience that will let you retire to pure heaven by evening after a full day of sightseeing and shopping.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.