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Ci Shan temple funded by Li Ka-shing opens

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2015-06-01 11:19 Comments

Ci Shan temple funded by Li Ka-shing opens

Ci Shan temple at Dapu, Hong Kong sponsored by Hong Kong business magnate Li Ka-shing’s foundation with 1.5 billion HKD (1.2 billion yuan) funding officially opened in Hong Kong on Sunday.[Photo/IC]


Ci Shan temple resembles temples in ancient China's Tang Dynasty in terms of the architectural style, in which the Mahavira hall alone covers an area of 10,000 square feet.Other facilities include the bell tower, Guan Yin hall, a depository of Buddhist texts, a meditation room, residence for monks, etc. A Guanyin statue measuring 76 meters in height has also been built. It is the world's tallest green bronze Guanyin statue.

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