Mt. Putuo, Day 2, Part II–Large New Temple

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Next, we took a ride up to near the top of the mountain.

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The little plaza there.

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Prestine cove.

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A large temple.

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The gate watcher.

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The entry courtyard.

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Mural of hundred gods.

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Gargoyle-like figurines on the roof edges.

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The temple is separated into several floors of different courtyards along the mountain.

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A staff gifted us a book.

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Next to the very top courtyard.

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The temple at the very top is still under construction.

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Since it’s still under construction, this temple yet has a name.

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That is almost 400 steps from the bottom of the temple to the top. A little photo momento.

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No elevator to skip these steps.

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Coming back to the bottom of the temple, time to take a cable to the very top.

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A photo of the entire temple.

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Strange rock sticking.

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You can see the gigantic Guanyin from the very top.

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