Originally built on top of Wuyou Hill during the Tang Dynasty, this temple was twice damaged during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Most of the remaining buildings today were constructed during modern times. The Hall of Maitreya Buddha, for example, was built in 1920; it houses a statue of Maitreya Buddha, about five meters high, and forty-eight smaller Buddha statues. This hall, the Grand Hall, and Tathagata Hall are arranged on three levels from east to west, forming a typical Buddhist architectural grouping.
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