您当前的位置 :English > Tourism > Tourist Routes 正文
2018 Shenyang “Micro travel” recommended routes
source: China Daily  2018-06-01 15:25

 

Micro travel route 5: Travel for religious buildings

Recommended sites: Shenyang Catholic Church, Cien Temple, Great Buddha Temple, Temple of Eternal Peace, Shisheng Temple, South Mosque

Shenyang Catholic Church is the earliest Catholic Church in Shenyang and was built by a French priest. The church was burnt down in the Yihetuan Movement (an anti-imperialist armed struggle in 1900, known as the Boxers Movement) and was rebuilt in 1912 with a typical Gothic style.

Cien Temple was built in 1628 and was made up of three building groups. It is the largest existing Buddhist temple in Shenyang.

Great Buddha Temple was built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), covering an area of 543 square meters.

Temple of Eternal Peace is one of the most ancient temples in Shenyang. It was built before the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), covering an area of 5,200 sq m.

Shisheng Temple was built in 1636 and is the largest and oldest Lama Temple in Shenyang. It is also called the “Royal Temple”.

South Mosque was built in the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. It is the largest and most prestigious mosque in Northeast China, covering an area of 6,116 sq m.

Micro travel route 6: Travel for industrial heritage

Recommended sites: Building group of Tiexi workers’ village, Museum of Life in Workers’ Village, Laolongkou wine cellar, Shenyang labor model memorial hall

Building group of Tiexi workers’ village was a famous living area for workers, which was built in 1952. It had 143 buildings, covering an area of 730,000 square meters.

Museum of Life in Workers’ Village was built based on typical workers’ dormitory buildings of the 1950s in Tiexi district, Shenyang. It highlights the living environment and everyday lives of workers from that time.

Laolongkou wine cellar has 54 wine cellars and one ancient well. Laolongkou was built in 1662, and is the oldest, largest and most well-preserved wine cellar in Northeast China. Its traditional wine brewing technology has been listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Shenyang labor model memorial hall is a large theme museum in China for commemorating labor models, covering an area of 3,000 sq m, with seven exhibition sections showing the spirit of Shenyang’s labor models in different periods.

Editor: zfw05