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-   Jin Shrines 晉祠 (contains 63 artifact(s))
Jin Shrines, Sage Mother Hall 晉祠聖母殿 The Sage Mother Hall also known as the Holy Mother Hall is the oldest building in the Jinci Shrine complex as well as...
-   Lingyin Monastery 靈隱寺 (contains 2 artifact(s))
Lingyin Monastery, East Stone Pagoda 靈隱寺東石塔 The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms 902 - 979
Lingyin Monastery West Stone Pagoda 靈隱寺西石塔 The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms 902 - 979
-   Liuhe Pagoda 六和塔 (contains 0 artifact(s))
-   Longshan Monastery 龍山寺 (contains 1 artifact(s))
-   Nanchan Monastery 南禪寺 (contains 1 artifact(s))
Nanchan Monastery, great hall 南禪寺大殿 Slightly less famous than the Foguang Monastery Great East Hall the great hall at Nanchan Monastery is the earliest extant timber frame building...
-   Qixia Monastery 棲霞寺 (contains 4 artifact(s))
Qixia Monastery, Qianfo yan shiku 棲霞寺千佛岩石窟 The Thousand Buddha Grotto was first carved by Ming Zhongzhang Ming Sengshao s son in 484 during Qi Xiang 2001 128 Buddhist statues...
Qixia Monastery, Pilu Baodian棲霞寺毗盧寶殿 The Vairocana Treasure Hall Pilubaodian 毗盧寶殿 is the largest hall in Qixia Monastery A large bell and a dharma drum frame the front...
Qixia Monastery, Ming Zhengjun bei明徵君碑 Ming Sengshao Stele is at the entrance of Qixia Monastery It was set up by Tang Emperor Gaozong in year 676 to commemorate...
-   Tiantai Hermitage 天台庵 (contains 1 artifact(s))
Tiantai Hermitage, main hall 天台庵正殿 Likely founded in the Late Tang - Five Dynasties period (9th-10th centuries)
-   Xiangshan Monastery 香山寺 (contains 0 artifact(s))
-   Xingjiao Monastery 興教寺 (contains 0 artifact(s))
-   Xuankong Monastery 懸空寺 (contains 1 artifact(s))
Xuankongsi, beilou 懸空寺北樓 14th century to 20th century
-   Yongle Palace 永樂宮 (contains 0 artifact(s))
-   Zisheng Monastery 資聖寺 (contains 0 artifact(s))