August 26, 2009

  Originally built in 1882, the Jade Buddha Temple is located to the northwest of the city. There are two beautiful white Jade Buddha statues that were sculpted from a single piece of jade.
The Sitting Buddha measures 190 cm tall and portrays a meditating Buddha, while the Recumbent (Lucky Pose) Buddha is 96 cm long. The temple walls are covered with ancient paintings; and visitors can see more than 7,000 Buddhist Sanskrit in the temple’s many halls.

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