Sightseeing in China
The temples of Chengde, including Xumifushoumiao (the Mount Sumeru Happiness and Longevity Temple, inspired by the Tibetan home of the sixth Panchen Lama but having a roof leafed with a ton of gold), Putuozongchengmiao (the Small Potala Temple, copied from Lhasa's Potala Palace) and the Puning Temple with its huge, gilded statue of Guanyin, a female Buddha noted for her compassion; the Ming Tombs, guarded by stone soldiers, officials and animals along the Sacred Way, near Beijing; traditional products sold in the Yuyuan Shopping Centre in the Old City, Shanghai; the Lushan Temple, with its ancient yew tree, in Changsha; Bishushanzhuang, the imperial gardens, lakes and palaces in Chengde, including the Refreshing Mist-Veiled Waters Pavilion and Wanshuyuan (the Garden of Ten Thousand Trees); the colonial and modern buildings of Nanjing Road, Shanghai, including the Ohel Moshe Synagogue, now a museum; the Shanghai Museum with four floors of fascinating exhibits; and the beautiful Yuyuan Garden with ponds, rockeries and the Hall of Ten Thousand Flowers, in Shanghai's Old City, are a few of the attractions and sights of China.
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