Reclined Buddah Temple

Local name大佛寺
LocationZhangye, China

The Dafo Temple or Great Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple in Zhangye, Gansu, China, notable for its gigantic reclining Buddha statue made around 1100 during the Western Xia period, which is thirty-five metres long. After a restoration project in 2005–06, the Temple now attracts thousands of visitors. It has had several names over the centuries, including the "Kasyapa Buddha Temple", the "Bojue Temple", the "Hongren Temple", and the "Reclining Buddha Temple". The present name of "Dafo" means "Great Buddha".

Tags Place of WorshipBuddhistTemple
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Address (Unnamed Road), Zhangye, China

Coordinates 38°55'47.895" N 100°27'15.445" E

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