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Enjoying Folk Customs at Tao Gong Temple

Updated: 2017-02-17


The temple fair is not only a combination of folk sights of the Han nationality and folk art, but also a form of ancient traditional market, which will be extremely lively during the Spring Festival.Tao Gong Temple was one of the large-scale temple fairs in ancient Changsha, having far-reaching influence.


Tao Gong Temple, close to Liuyang River and Linxiang Mountain, with old towering trees around it, is a provincial key cultural relic protection unit. The scenery is very beautiful. Tao Gong Temple was built in 505 A.D., 1491 years ago. It was built to commemorate Tao Dan and Tao Huan for their grand moral virtues, who were descendants of Tao Kan, a supreme government official in charge of military affairs in the Eastern Jin Dynasty. Tao Gong Temple is reputed to be a “Millennium- old Temple” that has passed six dynasties.


Source: Changsha. com. cn