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Hongfu Temple

   Hongfu Temple
Hongfu Temple
(hóng fú sì 弘福寺) is located in the Qianling Mountain (qián líng shān 黔灵山), 1.5 kilometers northeast of Guiyang City (guì yáng shì 贵阳市), Guizhou Province (guì zhōu shěng 贵州省). It was first constructed during the reign of Emperor Kangxi (kāng xī dì 康熙帝) in the Qing Dynasty (qīng cháo 清朝). It is rated as one of the 142 national key temple scenic areas as well as the key cultural relic preservation in Guizhou Province.

Ming Village Fortress (2)

Drama stage
The remains of the Jiangnan drama stage lie alongside Donghua Street (dōng huá jiē 东华街) in Yunshantun Tunpu (yún shān tún tún pǔ 云山屯屯堡). It is the widest point along the street. There used to be a couplet hanging on both sides of the stage which said, "People's lives are changeable, and everyone's life, no matter who you are, is like a drama."The stage is mainly for festive lantern operas, as well as for chuanju, or Chuan Opera (chuān jù 川剧). Locals often invite Chuan opera troupes to perform for a month or two in the village.

Ming Village Fortress(1)

The Tunpu (village fortress, 屯堡) in Anshun (ān shùn 安顺), Guizhou (guì zhōu 贵州), was built in the Ming Dynasty (míng cháo 明朝) for military use. Today, it retains its original style and pace of life.

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