Jin Shrines, Zhenqu Ting 晉祠真趣亭



  • Zhenqu Ting (English)
  • 真趣亭 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 真趣亭 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Zhēnqùtíng (Pinyin)
  • Chen-ch'ü-t'ing (Wade-Giles)
  • 晉祠真趣亭 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠真趣亭 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Jinci Zhenqu Ting (English)

Building Information

Construction the Zhenquting began in the autumn of 1916 and was finished in autumn of 1917. Built by the KMT Brigade Commander Huang Guoliang 黄國梁 after a discussion about the site of Jinci with Liu Dapeng. It was named according to Huang Guoliang's thought that Jinci was genuinely wonderful(真趣)and that the most genuine and wonderful place in the complex was the stairway to the stone tank leading from the Nanlaoquan 難老泉(Eternal Youth Spring). This structure is number 36 on our site.1

Date 1916
Period Republic 1912 - 1949 1

Works Cited

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  • 1 MILLER. 2007. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, 198.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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