Three Pagodas & Chongsheng Monastery – Dali

The Three Pagodas are built of mud and clay in Dali, the Chinese province of Yunnan. The central pagoda (last photo) was built around 824 AD and the other two about 100 years later. The pagodas were supposedly built to ward off dragons. The Chongsheng Monastery was rebuilt is relatively new and is part of a huge temple complex (seen in the second and third photo).

~ by jonathanmtsai on September 17, 2010.

One Response to “Three Pagodas & Chongsheng Monastery – Dali”

  1. Cool! Did you take all these photos on your website? They are really grand and amazing!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: