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Red Snail Temple (红螺寺) Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in architecture, Art, Buddhism, Culture, history, Leisure, religion, sightseeing, travel

Out in Beijing’s Huairou district, you’ll find the Red Snail Temple. This Buddhist temple is over a thousand years old, and it’s a great place to learn about Chinese history and culture, while at the same time getting some exercise and breathing the fresh mountain air.

怀柔区 – huái róu qū
Huairou district

红螺寺 – hóng luó sì
Red Snail Temple

秋天 – qiū tiān
fall/autumn

生肖 – shēng xiào
zodiac

牛 – niú
ox

兔 – tù
rabbit

鼠 – shǔ
rat

狗 – gǒu
dog

蛇 – shé
snake

虎 – hǔ
tiger

鸡 – jī
rooster

羊 – yáng
goat

猪 – zhū
pig

猴 – hóu
monkey

马 – mǎ
horse

龙 – lóng
dragon

五百罗汉 – wǔ bǎi luó hàn
500 Arhats

打钟 – dǎ zhōng
ring the bell

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


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