Tiantai Hermitage  天台庵



  • Tiantai Hermitage (English)
  • Tiāntáiān (Pinyin)
  • T'ien-t'ai-an (Wade-Giles)
  • 天台庵 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 天台庵 (Simplified Chinese)


山西省平顺县 Shanxi
  • China
  • Province:
    • Shanxi (Pinyin)
    • 山西省 (Traditional Chinese)
    • 山西省 (Simplified Chinese)
  • County-city:
    • Pingshun (Pinyin)
    • 平顺 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Political-subdivision:
    • (Simplified Chinese)
    • County (English)
  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 36.38344° Long. 113.3922133°
  • Site Information

    Tiantai Hermitage is located in Beidanche xiang, Wangqu cun, and is registered as a Tang dynasty and a Major Historical and Cultural Site protected at the national level. The original date of construction is unknown. The complex is oriented north-south, facing south. The only extant building is the main hall and its stone foundation. There is also a Tang dynasty stele in the courtyard, but the text is illegible because of erosion. 2

    Dynasty Likely founded in the Tang or Five Dynasties 618 - 960 1

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    Works Cited

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    • 1 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
    • 2 国家文物局. 2006. 中国文物地图集. 山西分册, II:304; 32-C3.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

    Contains artifact(s) (1)

    Date range

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    Tracy Miller, “Tiantai Hermitage 天台庵 ” in Architectura Sinica last modified March 1, 2022, https://architecturasinica.org/place/000093.


    Tracy Miller, “Tiantai Hermitage 天台庵 .” In Architectura Sinica, edited by . Entry published March 21, 2018. https://architecturasinica.org/place/000093.

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