Zhangye Giant Buddha Temple Picture

Zhangye Giant Buddha Temple

The Giant Buddha Temple is located in the southwest part of Zhangye, which is well known for the remains of China's biggest indoor sculpture of Nirvana Buddha. The Temple was initially built in 1098. Historic Literature records that Wei Mie, a Great Master in West Xia State, unearthed a gold statue of sleeping Buddha covered by jade tile, and then built this temple there.

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