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Big Bell Temple

It is situated on the north side of the northern section of the Third Ring Road. The giant bell in the temple ws cast in the Yongle reign period of the Ming Dynasty, with a history of more than 500 years. It is 6.94 meters high, and weighs 46.5 tibs.

The giant bell in the Big Bell TempleThe inner and outer sides of the bell are inscribed with the Buddhist sutras, containing more than 227,000 characters. It is known as the "King of the Bells in china." As the temple houses nearly 100 bells in the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, it is named as the Ancient Bells Museum of China.

You may go to the temple by bus Nos. 302 or 367.

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