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China 2008 June 27 Chengde Buddhist Temples and Travel to Beijing

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  • China 2008 June 27 Chengde Buddhist Temples and Travel to Beijing
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  • Today we traveled to two Buddhist temples. The first one was a huge replica of the one in Tibet, but with just a few less steps to the toponly about 300.
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  • You may notice an interesting mix of architectures, both Chinese and Tibetan
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  • The second temple we visited in Chengde is being used by Buddhist monks today. It is called Pu Ning or the Big Buddha Temple
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  • On the road back to Beijing (another stop at the pit stop) we can see part of the Great Wall in the distance

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