Jinghai Temple is a 15th century temple in the southwest of Shizi Mountain (Chinese: 狮子山) in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. It was constructed to recognize the contribution of Zheng He's voyage by the emperor in Ming Dynasty. In 1842, China's first unequal treaty Treaty of Nanking was discussed in the temple. It was devastated in the Taiping Rebellion and the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Qixia Temple is a Buddhist temple located on Qixia Hill in the suburban Qixia District in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China, 22 kilometres northeast of downtown Nanjing. It is one of Nanjing's most important Buddhist temples.
Linggu Temple is a Buddhist temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. The temple was described as 'the best Buddhist temple in the world'. It was now surrounded by a large park. The temple was first built in 515 under the reign of the Liang Dynasty (502-557). It used to lie at the northeast foot of Mount Zhongshan, i.e.
Jiming Temple (Cock-crow Temple) is located on a hill in the northeast part of the city. It is an extraordinary location, and each edifice is built successively higher on the hill, as if the temple itself were climbing toward the sky. Most of the buildings are bright yellow, with dark red trim and beautiful tile roofs.
Jinling Sutra Publishing House is a famous Buddhist cultural institution and the birthplace of Buddhism revival movement in China. It was founded by Yang Renshan in Tongzhi fifth year of Qing dynasty (1866). Yang has given lectures here for more than 40 years, engraved millions of copies of Buddhist sutra, printed more than one hundred thousand copies of Buddha.
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Protestant has propagated into Nanjing since the 19th century. Nanjing, before 1949 ,was one of the few Chinese cities which has more than 100 Western missionaries, more than 20 churches and another 50 gatherings. Today, nanjing is one of the national centers of Christianity in China.