Xingfan Monastery  興梵寺


  • Xingfan Monastery (English)
  • Xìngfànsì (Pinyin)
  • Hsing-fan-ssu (Wade-Giles)
  • 興梵寺 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 兴梵寺 (Simplified Chinese)


山西省祁县 Shanxi
  • China
  • Province:
    • Shanxi (Pinyin)
    • 山西省 (Traditional Chinese)
    • 山西省 (Simplified Chinese)
  • County-city:
    • (Simplified Chinese)
  • Political-subdivision:
    • (Simplified Chinese)
    • County (English)
  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 37.39033333° Long. 112.4500667°
  • Site Information

    兴梵寺 祁县 Xingfansi ZGWWDTJ Shanxi, vol. 3; p.775 33 – C 1 Date of founding unknown, building area of 287 square meters. Facing south, single courtyard design and the only extant building on the central axis is the main hall (大殿).
    Dynasty Northern Song 960 - 1127 1

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    • 1 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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