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Mt. Songshan

The magnificent Songshan Mountain towers on the plain between Zhengzhou and Luoyang, consisting of the peaks of Taishi and Shaoshi. Zhongyue (the Central Sacred Mount) Temple at the front of Taishi was first built in the Qin Dynasty (221-207 B. C. ) and was renamed in the Northern Wei period (386-534). A Taoist temple, it has 11 gates leading to the final Imperial Library. In the temple, there are 300 ancient cypresses, and more than 100 metal-cast statues and stone tablets. Shaolin Temple at the foot of Shaoshi was first built in the Northern Wei period, and has long been renown worldwide for kongfu, or Chinese martial arts. There are 230 brick dagobas, the largest of its kind in China, erected during the Tang, Song, An, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.

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