Friday, April 21, 2006

Bai Yun Guan, Beijing

Entrance to the Bai Yun Guan.

In the 8th century, the Tian Chang Temple was built in Beijing to house a statue of Lao Tzu. Although it burned down in 1202, the statue was saved . In 1224, Genghis Khan ordered the reconstruction of the temple. It came to be known as the White Cloud Temple.


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