Coordinates: The Three Officials Temple Scenic Area (Chinese : 三 官 庙 景 区 ; pinyin : Sān guān miào Jǐng qū ) is a public park located on the southern bank of the Yellow River near the city center of Jinan, Shandong, China. Within the park is the site of a former temple dedicated to three legendary rulers in ancient China. Two of the rulers, Yao and Shun belonged to the five emperors of the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors. The third ruler commemorated by the temple was Yu the Great, who is venerated for having introduced flood control in China. The temple's foundation was triggered by flood damage to nearby Gaijiagou Village in 1882. The villagers collected money and by 1911, the temple had become a site of worship. It was destroyed in 1958 by a fire. Rebuilding of the site started in 1999, once again with donations from the inhabitants of Gaijiagou Village.
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Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases not mutually intelligible, language varieties, forming the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Chinese is spoken by the Han majority and many minority ethnic groups in China. About 1.2 billion people speak some form of Chinese as their first language.
Hanyu Pinyin, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan. It is often used to teach Standard Mandarin Chinese, which is normally written using Chinese characters. The system includes four diacritics denoting tones. Pinyin without tone marks is used to spell Chinese names and words in languages written with the Latin alphabet, and also in certain computer input methods to enter Chinese characters.
The Yellow River Forest Park is a public park located on the northern bank of the Yellow River in the city of Jinan, Shandong, China. It is connected to the southern bank of the Yellow River and hence the urban center of Jinan via the Luokou pontoon bridge. On the opposite bank of the river lie the Jinan Hundred Miles Yellow River Scenic Area and downstream the Three Officials Temple Scenic Area.
The Jinan Hundred Miles Yellow River Scenic Area is a public park located on the southern bank of the Yellow River in the city of Jinan, Shandong, China. It covers an elongated strip of land between the second northern ring road around the city and the bank of the Yellow River. From within the park, the Yellow River can be crossed via the Luokou pontoon bridge. On the opposite bank of the river lies the Yellow River Forest Park.
Shandong is a coastal province of the People's Republic of China, and is part of the East China region.
The Puyang River (浦阳江) is one of the three main tributaries of the Qiantang River (钱塘江) in Zhejiang Province (浙江省), China.
The Thousand Buddha Mountain is a hill located southeast of the city of Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, China. It is renowned for its numerous Buddha images which have been carved out of the hill's rock faces or free-standing structures erect since the times of the Sui Dynasty (581-618) and its Xingguochan Temple.
The Dragon-and-Tiger Pagoda is a Tang Dynasty brick and stone pagoda located in central Shandong Province, China. It is considered a characteristic example of the pagoda style of the period.
The Thousand-Buddha Cliff is a historical site of mostly Tang Dynasty rock carvings in central Shandong Province, China. Along a cliff face of 63 meters length, over 210 statues and 43 inscriptions have been reported. Most of the statues were carved during 618-684.
The Baotu Spring is a culturally significant artesian karst spring located in the city of Jinan, Shandong, China. It is mentioned in the Spring and Autumn Annals, one of the Five Classics of Chinese literature, and was declared the "Number One Spring under the Heaven" by the Qianlong Emperor in the Qing dynasty.
Hua Hill (Shandong) is a solitary cone-shaped hill in the lower Yellow River valley, located at the northeastern edge of the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. The hill is known for its cultural and historical significance as well as for its natural environment. It has been an inspiration for Chinese artists for many centuries and was the site of the Battle of An, a major battle fought during the Spring and Autumn period.
The Baimai Springs are a group of artesian karst springs located in Mingshui Subdistrict, Zhangqiu District, Jinan, Shandong Province, China about 25 kilometres west from the city centre of Jinan. The site of the springs is renowned for its natural beauty and as the one-time residence of the female Song Dynasty poet Li Qingzhao.
The Five Dragon Pool is a culturally significant pond fed by artesian karst springs in the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. It is one of the best known springs among the 72 famous springs of Jinan.
Que Hill is a small elongated hill located on the western shore of the Yellow River in the City of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. It is one of the solitary "Nine Hills" in the Yellow River valley within and to the north of Jinan City. Together with Hua Hill, which is today located on the opposite side of the Yellow River, Que Hill is depicted in a renowned painting by the Yuan-Dynasty era painter and calligrapher Zhao Mengfu entitled "Autumn Colors at Que and Hua Hills". The hill is positioned close to the northern end of the Luokou Yellow River Railway Bridge which was placed there because the hill stabilizes the course of the Yellow River. In November 1937, Japanese troops attacked the northern shore of the Yellow River and killed about 50 villagers who lived around Que Hill, the event became known as the Que Hill Tragedy.
The Furong or Water Lily Street is a historical business street located in the central area of the old city of Jinan, Shandong, China. With a history that can be traced back for more than 2000 years, the street formerly served as the administrative, financial, commercial, and cultural center of the city.
The Tomb of Min Ziqian is a memorial to Min Sun, a disciple of Confucius and the fourth of the 24 Confucian paragons of filial piety. The memorial is located in Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, China.
The Guandi Temple on Communist Youth League Street is a historical temple dedicated to Guan Yu in the Tianqiao district of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. It is one of the three best-preserved Guanyu temples in the area of Jinan, the other two are Guandi Temple in the Water Lily Street and in Xianxi Alley (县西巷).
The Memorial for Premier Zhou's inspection of the Loukou Yellow River Railway Bridge is a major historical site protect by Shandong Province in Tianqiao District of Jinan, Shandong, China. It commemorates the visit by Premier Zhou Enlai to the Luokou Yellow River Railway Bridge during the 1958 Yellow River flood on August 6, 1958. The bridge was defended against the flood successfully. The site has been listed as a protected by Shandong province since December 23, 1977.
Longqing Gorge ) is a scenic area in the village of Gucheng at Yanqing District of Beijing. It is one of the most popular day trip getaways for people living in Beijing.
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