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Three Pagodas of Dali

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
The Three Pagodas of Dali stand on the site of the ancient Chongsheng Monastery and are located northwest of Dali at the foot Cangshan Mountains. Qianxun Pagoda, was completed in 876 during the Tang dynasty. It is almost 70 meters tall and has 16 square shaped stories all with upturned eaves on each layer. There is a shrine containing a white marble statue at the center of each facade. The other two pagodas were built over 200 years later and are octagonal in shape. They are 42 meters tall and each of their 10 stories contains a carved shrine Buddhist statue and lotus flowers.

The Three Pagodas of Dali is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of China. It also enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited places in China. The Three Pagodas of Dali adds to the beauty of China and this fact has consolidated along with abroad tourists visiting the place, making it the most favorite holiday destination for most of the vacation lovers.

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