Guangxiao Temple is located on Guangxiao Road, Guangzhou. It is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Guangzhou area, Guangdong Province. Guangxiao Temple was initially built as the mansion of Prince Zhao Jiande of the Nanyue Kingdom during the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D.24). Guangxiaosi has a long history and profound culture since it was completed, it is even older than guangzhou city where it is located. Also Buddhists regard it as a holy place where huineng monk’s hair was preserved; he is widely considered the most influential monk in the history of Chinese Buddhism. Other ancient structures in the temple include Sakyamuni Hall, Samgharama Hall, the King of Heaven Hall, and two iron towers.

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