Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

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Geographic location:Dali City, Yunnan Province


Famous scenery:Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple, Chongsheng Temple, Nanzhao Building Great Bell

Climate type:Subtropical monsoon climate

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone is located in the north of Dali Ancient City in Dali Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. It is a national 5A-level tourist scenic spot integrating Cangwu scenery, cultural relics, Buddhist culture and leisure. The Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple in the scenic spot are the first national key cultural relics protection units announced by the State Council and are the symbols and symbols of Dali.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Development History

In 2005, the tourist area invested 400 million yuan to upgrade and transform software and hardware in accordance with the standards of the national 5A-level tourist attractions. These include: the full development of the propaganda work, the upgrading of the landscape quality, the hardware facilities, that is, the improvement of tourism services, the ecological transformation, the improvement of the scenic spots, and the software facilities, that is, the addition of scenic guides and the addition of audio guides in five languages. Machines, hired senior lecturers, and English, Japanese, and Korean foreign language guides.

In 2006, according to the overall deployment of Dali Tourism Group Corporation, after taking over Chongsheng Temple, the branch invested more than 4.6 million yuan to carry out greening renovation of Chongsheng Temple and Santare Scenic Area, so that the two areas naturally transition and form a whole; After the completion of the transformation of the two districts, it invested more than 1.6 million yuan to carry out renovation and greening of the main scenic spot of the Three Towers, the Shanmen Square of Chongsheng Temple and the driveway. After the restoration and reconstruction of Chongsheng Temple, it invested another 14 million yuan to build the main and auxiliary roads connecting the two districts and the battery car tour lanes, forming a barrier-free passage that runs through the entire area for 4 kilometers and covers the environmental management system. Throughout the tourist area, 32 battery-free tour buses with no exhaust emissions were purchased as transportation vehicles in the tourist area. In order to serve tourists, it has invested more than 2 million yuan, built and renovated a 200 square meter tourist center, and added a tourist service point. In addition to the daily reception of tourists, the Three Towers Tourist Area of ​​Chongsheng Temple has also carried out a series of cultural activities of the Chongsheng Temple Opening Ceremony, which successfully completed the live broadcast recording of CCTV’s “Cultural Journey”, “Happy China Tour” and other large-scale programs. Anniversary series celebrations.

In June 2009, with the “Environmental Protection and Planning of the Three Gorges in the Chongsheng Temple (Chongsheng Temple)”, the company invested 40 million yuan to plan and renovate the Chongsheng Road, the landscape road in the former district. Chongsheng Road covers an area of 102 mu, divided into one axis and four districts. One axis is Chongsheng Cihang-Chongsheng Road; the fourth district is Futian Daguan, Shimen Shengxiang (leading square), Famai Shengdao, Jinyihui Yu (Guardian Square). Among them, the stone lanterns, the archway, the wall, the idyllic landscape and the corresponding supporting facilities have comprehensive landscape image, ecological function and religious atmosphere, which emphasize ecological, cultural and characteristic. After repeated communication, consultation and combing by experts, the “Dali Chongsheng Temple Improvement and Perfect Concept Plan” was drafted, and the historical reasons, Buddhist allusions, cultural context, religious activities, charity, brand expansion, etc. of Chongsheng Temple were further strengthened.

In 2009, it received 1,211,500 tourists and the tourism income reached 78.73 million yuan. In 2010, it received 1.65 million tourists and the tourism income reached 10.0426 million yuan. From January to June 2011, it received 877,000 tourists and the tourism income reached 58.36 million. yuan. Tourism revenue has increased year by year, and overseas visitors have remained at more than 100,000 times for three consecutive years.

As of 2011, the core scenic area of the Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple has expanded from the initial 84 acres to more than 1,000 acres, with a protection and utilization range of 5.68 square kilometers.

On November 11, 2015, the signing ceremony of the “Friendly Scenic Area” was held in the Santa Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple in Dali.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Main Attractions

Three towers of Chongsheng Temple

The Three Pagodas are the first of the five major heavyweights of the ancient Chongsheng Temple. The main tower is the Chihiro Tower, which is 69.13 meters high. It was built in the Nanzhao Period of the Tang Dynasty (AD 833-840) and is a square-shaped hollow brick tower with a total of 16 There is a wooden ladder hovering in the heart of the tower. The tower is in the shape of a spindle and has a rounded line. It is a typical Tang Dynasty architectural style. The heights of the two towers in the north and the south are both 42.19 meters, which were built during the period of Zhengyan and Duan Zhengxing in the Dali country (AD 1108-1172). The two small towers are 97 meters apart and are octagonal pavilion-style 10-level brick towers. Each level of towers is built with bucket arches, flat seats and tower-shaped rafts of different shapes. The tower has Buddha statues, lotus flowers and vases. Waiting for relief, the layers are different. The Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple are dedicated to Buddhism, town disasters, and three kinds of functions. They have a high historical, cultural and architectural value.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Historical and cultural experience zone

The historical and cultural experience area includes the Great Bell (Zhonglou) of Nanzhao, the Guanyin Temple of Rain Copper, and two rare scrolls–《《Nanjing Guoshi Tu Chuan》》《Dali Guojian Gong Zhang Wen Wen Hua Fan Yuan Juan》, Duan Gong Tomb, Bodhi Court.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Nanzhao Building Great Bell (clock tower)

The Nanzhongjian Great Bell is one of the five major heavyweights of the ancient Chongsheng Temple. The original Zhongzhu was built in 871 AD, and the Nanzhao was built for 12 years. According to Xu Xiake’s travel notes, “The bell is great, the path can be over, and the thickness and the ruler can be heard for 80 miles…”, and the three towers are the treasure of the town temple, and it is destroyed in the Qing Xianfeng and Tongzhi years ( The war between 1856 and 1872. The Nanzhongjian Great Bell recast in 1997 is a typical Buddhist clock. The bell body is divided into upper and lower layers. The upper layer is decorated with six Polomites and weighs 16.295 tons. It is the largest clock in Yunnan Province. The fourth big clock was cast.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Rain Copper Guanyin Temple

The Guanyin Temple of Rain Copper is dedicated to the Guanyin Guanyin, the Ayutthaya Guanyin, the negative stone Guanyin, the Guanyin Guanyin, and the Shuiyue Guanyin. The rain copper Guanyin statue was originally cast in the second year of Nanxun Zhongxing (AD 899). It has beautiful statues and smooth lines. It is known as “Wu Dazizi Painting” and is one of the five major heavyweights of Chongsheng Temple. destroy. In 1999, according to the photos of the late Qing Dynasty, the Guanyin Guanyin image was re-cast. It is 12.6 meters high. It is made of copper and gold. It weighs 11 tons. It is a unique figure for the Dali area: the kindness and kindness of the woman’s face. The male figure, this is a place different from the Guanyin style in the Central Plains. Ayutthaya Guanyin is the unique Guanyin of Dali, and it is also the most respected Guanyin of Dali people. The statue is based on the unearthed cultural relics of the Three Pagodas and a golden Ayurvedic image. The negative stone Guanyin and the Vatican Guanyin are the incarnations of the Ayurvedic Guanyin, to save the suffering and help the people to be widely circulated and worshipped. The statues are cast according to Dali folk legends. On the second floor of the Guanyin Temple of Rain Copper, two rare scrolls, “The History of Nanzhao National History”, “Dali Kingdom’s Zhang Wenwen Painting Van Gogh” were exhibited.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Duan Gong Tomb

It is located in the Three Taxi of the Sangsheng Temple. It is 350 meters away from the dry quest tower in the east. After the Ming Dynasty, the local comrade called the section of the Pingzhang tomb. It was originally a circular mound. It is about 8 meters in diameter and 2 meters high. It is a stone building. The tomb has been destroyed. Duan Gong Tomb, after the collection of more than 120 mu of land in the site of the Holy Temple in August 1996, has been managed by the Santa Wenguan Institute and is classified according to the “Construction Planning of the Three Towers of Chongsheng Temple”. Steps to implement the development and utilization of Duan Gong Tomb.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Religious cultural sightseeing area

The religious and cultural sightseeing area is the ancient architectural community of Chongsheng Temple restored in 2005. The overall layout is the third axis, eight sets, nine sets, and eleven levels. The architectural style is the essence of the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties buildings. The main central axis is built in sequence: Shanmen, Fangshengchi, Suspension Bridge, Tianwang Hall, Maitreya Temple, 11-face Guanyin Temple, Daxiong Hall, Auntie Ye Guanyin Pavilion, Shanhai Grand View Stone Archway, Wanghai Building. On both sides of the central axis and on the secondary axis, there are: the legal logistics, the mortuary, the abbot, the guest hall, the Luohantang, the thousand Buddha gallery, the ancestral hall, the guardian temple, and the Buddhist research institute. All the temple’s arches, windows and details are finely chiseled with fine red eucalyptus. In the painting, the highest specifications of Jinlong Jinfeng and enamel, the elegant and elegant spin color and the lively and humorous Su-style are used. In the temple, 617 statues and instruments are cast in bronze, with more than a thousand tons of copper. Among them, 599 statues and statues are painted in gold, creating the most in China, such as: wood carving “Zhang Shengwen scroll” long scroll, Buddha Its own story, Guanyin eighteen and so on.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Service construction

In 2006, the Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple continued to cultivate the ideological and moral qualities of employees, such as “patriotism, lawfulness, integrity, solidarity, diligence, self-reliance, dedication and dedication”, while modifying and perfecting cultural tourism areas including administrative management and finance. 26 management systems including management, ticket management, visitor complaint handling, safety production, emergency handling of safety incidents, and employee behavioral norms. In order to create a civilized and honest shopping environment for tourists, Dali Tourism Group’s branch will rectify the tourism commodity market every month. It is strictly forbidden to sell counterfeit, fake and inferior goods, clearly mark the price, operate with integrity, and strengthen the rectification of the parking lot’s mobile passengers’ behavior. The tourist area is safe.

In 2008, according to the national standard of “Classification and Assessment of Quality Grades of Tourism Scenic Spots” (GB/T1 7775-2003), Chongsheng Temple Three Pagoda Cultural Tourism Zone will transform and improve the soft and hardware facilities of the scenic spot, and renovate and expand the visitor center. Star-rated toilets and upgrading existing tourist toilets, new dragon-shaped stacked water landscape projects, renovating parking lots, standardizing and perfecting signage systems, standardizing commercial booths, and carrying out environmental afforestation and beautification projects.

The “standardization” of the Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple is divided into three major systems, namely the general basic standard system for tourism services, the standard system for tourism service guarantee, and the standard system for providing tourism services. The content covers 64 national standards, 7 industry standards, 4 local standards, and 147 corporate standards, covering scenic spot signs, toilets, explanation services, fuel safety regulations, and civilized services. At the same time, the Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple also highlights the personalization of services. The tour guide prepared a number of versions of the different audiences for students, the general public, and high-end audiences. Based on the tourist interest and time of the tour, the recommended tour routes were introduced.

The Three-Tower Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple has a special area for the worship of the Buddha. At the source, the incense is strictly regulated. Except for the length of the incense in accordance with national standards, the length of the incense should not exceed 50 cm, the diameter should not exceed 10 cm, and the limit of harmful substances is clear. In addition to the requirements, it also manages the storage, sale and procurement of burning incense.

From the 2010 to 2013, Chongsheng Temple Three Pagoda Cultural Tourism Zone has not experienced major service quality, safety, health and environmental protection accidents in the past three years, and won the title of Honesty Unit of Yunnan Consumers Association. In 2012, the tourist complaint rate for this scenic spot was 28‰. In 2013, the tourist complaint rate has shown a downward trend since the tourism area has standardized tourism.

In addition, the Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple also issues questionnaires to tourists every month, and conducts regular questionnaire surveys on 17 aspects of the overall impression of the scenic spot, viewing facilities, signage, tour guides, service quality and environmental sanitation.

The tourist area is strictly in accordance with the requirements of the national 5A scenic spot; the team and individual customer service services are set up. As of 2015, there are 63 licensed tour guides; among them, 3 in English; 3 in Japanese and Korean; 1 in Thai; 2 in Cantonese; 54 in Mandarin.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area


In 2004, the Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple was rated as a national AAAA-level tourist scenic spot and passed the national quality and environmental management system certification.
In 2006, it was awarded the “Contract-honoring and Credit-keeping” enterprise in Yunnan Province in 2006 and the “Civilized Scenic Tourism Zone” in Dali Prefecture.
In 2008, after the selection and review by the China Tourism Culture Expert Committee, the Three Towers Cultural Tourism Zone of Chongsheng Temple was officially assessed as “China Tourism Culture Demonstration Site”.
On July 6, 2011, Chongsheng Santa Cultural Tourism Zone won the national 5A-level tourist scenic spot, and in the 5th national scenic spot of the national 5A-level tourist scenic spot in 2011, Dali Chongsheng Temple Santa Cultural Tourism Zone With a total score of 987, he ranked first.

Chongsheng Temple Three Towers Cultural Tourism Area

Travel Information

Attractions address: about 1.8 kilometers north of Dali Ancient Town, Yunnan.
Opening hours: 8:00~17:00
Full ticket: 75 yuan / person
Ticket discount policy: 1.2 meters – 1.4 meters for children, half a ticket, with a student card half a ticket.
Ticket-free ticket policy: Children under 1.2 meters are exempt from the ticket, and those over 70 years old are exempt from the old-age card and the military officer is exempt from the ticket.

Traffic route in Dali City: Dali is 1 kilometer away from the Three Pagodas. It can be walked from Dali Ancient Town in just half an hour. In Xiaguan, you need to take a tourist bus.

Self-driving route: 1. From the starting point to the north direction, drive 70 meters, turn slightly to the right; 2. Drive 3.1 km, turn right to Leshan Street; 3. Drive along Leshan Street 110 meters, turn left into Ninghu Road; 4. Drive along Ninghu Road 440 meters, turn slightly to the right into the roundabout; 5. Drive 60 meters along the roundabout, turn right into Xingyuan Road; 6. Drive along Xingyuan Road 110 meters to reach the end.

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