Wuhou Temple in Chengdu

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        Wuhou Temple (Han Zhaolie Temple), the national key cultural relics protection unit, the national AAAA-level tourist attraction, the national first-level museum.

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        Wuhou Temple is located in Wuhou District of Chengdu City, Sichuan Province. It started in 223 AD when the building of Liu Bei-hui's Mausoleum. It is the only temple for worshiping monarchs and ministers and the most famous memorial place for Zhuge Liang, Liu Bei and Shu Han heroes in China. It is also the most influential Museum of the Three Kingdoms. In 1961, the State Council announced that it was the first batch of national key cultural relics protection units, and in 2008 it was the first batch of national first-class museums.

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        The Wuhou Temple in Chengdu covers an area of 150,000 square meters. It is composed of three parts: the historical relics area of the Three Kingdoms (cultural relics area), the western region (cultural experience area) and the Jinli folk custom area (Jinli area). It enjoys the reputation of "Holy Land of the Three Kingdoms".

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        Chengdu Wuhou Temple is located in the south of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, Wuhou Temple Street, is the only monarch and Minister worship temple in China, composed of Liu Bei, Zhuge Liang Shuhan monarch and Minister worship temple and Huiling. Chengdu Wuhou Temple is the first batch of national key cultural relics protection units (1961) announced by the State Council, is also the first batch of state-level museums, attracting millions of visitors to visit each year, enjoy the reputation of the Three Kingdoms Holy Land.

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Wuhou Temple is the memorial hall for Zhu Geliang, the Prime Minister of Shu Han, in the Three Kingdoms period of China.

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Zhu Geliang was named as Wuxiang Hou when he was born.

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        In August 234, Zhuge Liang died in Wuzhangyuan, about 20 kilometers south of Qishan County, Baoji City, Shaanxi Province, at the age of 54. Zhuge Liang was the Prime Minister of Shu Han Dynasty. He was once called "Hou of Wuxiang" in his lifetime, and after his death, he was called "Hou of Zhongwu" by Liu Chan, the late master of Shu Han Dynasty. The earliest Wuhou Temple in China was in Mian County (Wuxian County) in Hanzhong, Shaanxi Province, but at present the most influential one is the Wuhou Temple in Chengdu.

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        According to the Records of the Three Kingdoms, Liu Bei's coffin was transported back to Chengdu and buried here after his death in 223 AD in the city of Baidi. According to the Han system, there must be a temple, so in the same period, there was the birth of Han Zhao Li temple. Around the northern and Southern Dynasties, the Wuhou Temple of Chengdu merged with the Hui Ling and Han Zhao Li temple.

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Address: No. 231 Wuhou Temple street, Chengdu, ,Sichuan,China.

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