Mount Wutai is a Buddhist sacred mountain. This cultural landscape has 41 monasteries, including the East Main Hall of the Temple of Foguang, one of the few wooden buildings existing in the Tang Dynasty, decorated with sculptures of clay size. It also houses the temple of the Ming Dynasty Shuxiang, huge complex of 500 Buddhist statues of the legends woven into the scenery of mountains and water in three dimensions. Overall, the buildings on this site illustrate how Buddhist architecture has contributed to and influenced the construction of palaces in China for over a millennium. Mount Wutai, literally "five terraces on the mountain," is the highest in northern China. It is particularly noteworthy by its type, made up of steep slopes and five barren peaks. The temples were built on the site from the first century AD. J.C. until the beginning of the 20th century.
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