The Clouds Gathering Temple in Beijing Summer Palace

Originally built during the reign of Emperor Qianlong, hte main hall had a square structure, which was name the "True Source of Fragrant Sea". It was one of the few wooden structures to survive the fire set by the Anglo-French Allied Forces. The orginal bronze statue of Buddha Pilu, which existed when the Summer Palace was still the Garden of Clear Ripples, stands inside the hall.
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