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Gaojian Destination Guide

Delve into Gaojian in China!

Gaojian in the region of Zhejiang Sheng is a city in China - some 799 mi (or 1,286 km) South of Beijing, the country's capital.

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Current time in Gaojian is now 04:33 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Shanghai" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zhuji, Wuxi, Dongyang, Tingpang, Shaoxing or Wu'ao. While being here, make sure to check out Gaojian, Taoshan, Mahu, Lingkou, Zhu'aozhen and Dacun as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Mount Tiantai

Mount Tiantai is in Tiantai County in Zhejiang Province, China, near the city of Taizhou. The mountain was made a national park on 1 August 1988. The Guoqing Temple on the mountain is the headquarters of the Tiantai sect of Buddhism and also a tourist destination. Tiantai Buddhism, named after the mountain, focuses on the Lotus Sūtra. The most prominent teacher of that school, Zhiyi, was based at the Guoqing Temple.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.05, 121.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Zhejiang, Mountains of China, National parks of China, Visitor attractions in Zhejiang

Guoqing Temple

The Guoqing Temple is a Buddhist temple on Mount Tiantai, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. Originally built in 598 AD during the Sui Dynasty, and renovated during the reign of the Qing Yongzheng Emperor (r. 1722–1735 AD), the temple is located roughly 220 kilometres from the city of Hangzhou. It was the initial site for the creation of the Tiantai Mahayana Buddhist school, founded by Zhiyi (538–597 AD).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.05, 121.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:18th-century architecture, 590s architecture, Buddhist temples in Zhejiang, Chinese architecture

Linhai

Linhai is a city in Taizhou prefecture, Zhejiang Province situated on the banks of the Lin River in Eastern China. Its wall attracts many tourists. According to the tickets for access to the wall, construction of the wall, originally over 6000 meters long, began in the Jin Dynasty (265-420) and was not finished until the Sui (581-618) and Tang (618-907) Dynasties.

More reading: Linhai homepage
Located at 29.05, 121.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Zhejiang