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Gaoqiangtou in the region of Zhejiang Sheng is a town in China - some 778 mi (or 1,252 km) South of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Gaoqiangtou is now 10:29 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Shanghai" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zhuji, Xiaojiang, Wuxi, Dongyang, Tiantai Chengguanzhen or Gaoqiangtou. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ru'ao, Dashiju, Baihedian, Xiao'aokeng, Aokeng and Hengduqiao. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tiantai County

Tiantai County, located in the east of Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China is noted for its scenic Mount Tiantai, which is also an important Tiantai Buddhism site. With a total area of 1,432.09 km and a population of 560,000, Tiantai is a middle-scale city that administers twelve towns, three districts and 641 villages. Tiantai County's history dates back to the Qin Dynasty (221–208 BCE) when it was called Dongyue, later changed to Huipu during the Han Dynasty (208 BCE–220 CE).

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Located at 29.3, 120.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:County-level divisions of Zhejiang

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.

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Located at 29.3, 120.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 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).

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Located at 29.3, 120.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:18th-century architecture, 590s architecture, Buddhist temples in Zhejiang, Chinese architecture

Xinchang County

Xinchang County is a county in central Zhejiang, administratively under the municipal government of Shaoxing. 430,000 people live in Xinchang.

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Located at 29.3, 120.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:County-level divisions of Zhejiang