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  Jing'an Temple predates city's birth
The Jing'an Temple, the most famous landmark in Jing'an District, is known as the oldest shrine in the city, dating back even further than the city itself.
The temple is currently undergoing the second phase of a major renovation, which involves an area of more than 17,000 square meters.
One of the structures is being used to hang the 3.3-meter Peace Bell, which was cast in 1999 to signify the advent of the 21st century.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2004-11/01/content_387373.htm   (571 words)

  
  Jing'an Temple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jing'an Temple (Chinese: 静安寺; pinyin: Jìng'ānsì; literally "Temple of Peace and Tranquility") is a Buddhist temple on West Nanjing Road, in Jing'an District, Shanghai, China.
The first temple was built in 247 AD, at the time of the Kingdom of Wu, during the Three Kingdoms period.
The temple is served by the Jing'an Temple station of Shanghai Metro (
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jing_An_Temple   (274 words)

  
 Jing'an Temple -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first temple was built in (Click link for more info and facts about 247) 247 AD, at the time of the (Click link for more info and facts about Kingdom of Wu) Kingdom of Wu, during the (Click link for more info and facts about Three Kingdoms) Three Kingdoms period.
The current temple was rebuilt in the (The last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu) Qing Dynasty.
During the (A radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos) Cultural Revolution, the it was converted into a plastics factory.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ji/jingan_temple.htm   (432 words)

  
 Investment & Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jing An District is located in the downtown of Shanghai.
Jing An is facing rare historic opportunities in the upsurge of reform and opening to the outside world.
It also launches an overall urban construction concentrating on the comprehensive development of Nanjing Road in its area, so as to build up a basic framework for a first-rate central district of a modern international metropolis by 1997.
www.shme.com /district/jingan/jingan.htm   (169 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The temple itself is older than the district and this is where its name is derived from.
The temple is particularly lively on the first and the fifth days of the lunar month.
They always go to the temple to pray for their son or daughter before they take the college entrance exam in hopes of bringing them luck.
www.dickinson.edu /~tanga/shanghai/jingan.html   (349 words)

  
 Talk History Forum - Albanian Temple Unearthed By UC Archeologists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The monumental temple is "the third of its kind to be discovered at Apollonia and only the fifth in all of Albania," said Jack L. Davis, the Carl W. Blegen Professor of Greek Archaeology at the University of Cincinnati.
An identical block was found nearby at the edge of an irrigation wall…," he said.
For the entire temple to be excavated, he believes it will be necessary to purchase their land and the buildings in their compound.
www.talk-history.com /forum/showthread.php?t=1616   (1164 words)

  
 IronFort: TheTempleOfJing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jing is the archetypal trickster god of OldGallo.
These deeds are typically told with a light adventurous spirit, but clearly indicate that Jing has had a major effect on the gods, the Children, and the way of life for all creatures on OldGallo.
Jing is said to sometimes wander OldGallo, looking for interesting things to steal, or people to abduct and take to his Grande Temple.
www.metaphase.biz /cgi-bin/wiki.pl?TheTempleOfJing   (181 words)

  
 Learn more about Shanghai in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During the 1950s and 1960s, Shanghai became an industrial center and center for revolutionary leftism.
After the start of Chinese economic reform in the 1980s, Shanghai's role as economic center was eclipsed by southern provinces such as Guangdong who were more free to experiment with economic liberalization.
Shanghai has an excellent public transportation system and in contrast to other major Chinese cities has clean streets and surprisingly little air pollution.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /s/sh/shanghai.html   (1145 words)

  
 Shanghai Article, Shanghai Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Chongming Island, an island at the mouth of the Yangtze, is governed by:
The Japanese Navy bombed Shanghai on January 28, 1932, in an effort to crush downChinese student protests of the Manchurian Incident and thesubsequent Japanese occupation.
The local dialect is mutually unintelligible with Mandarin, and is an inseparablepart of the Shanghainese identity.
www.anoca.org /chinese/shanghainese/shanghai.html   (2766 words)

  
 Geographical Location;Humane History
Jing An traffic facilities now under planning and construction will be magnificent in outlook.
Jing An District is situated at the heart of Shanghai with an area of 7.62 square kilometres under its jurisdiction, with a population of 436,600.
In the district there is Jing An Temple which, built in A.D. 247, is an ancient Buddhist monastery in south China, hence the name of the district.
www.shme.com /district/jingan/jingan1.htm   (94 words)

  
 Hung Kuen Net - Online Hung Gar Kung Fu Resources
Among these temples, the first to be built was the Fang Dong with construction beginning in 569.
Some other reasons include that the Deng Feng temple had already changed to the Cao Dong sect and the southern-Song Fuqing temple's inhabitants did not accept Mongolian Yuan dynasty rule, and didn't recognize the abbot of Deng Feng Shaolin.The Deng Feng temple has a large iron bell that was cast on October 25, 1336.
The Shaolin martial monk's earlier loyalty to the Ming was deliberately used as an example to rally involvement in a strategic war and encourage boldness.
www.hungkuen.net /article-shaolinriddle2.htm   (1552 words)

  
 aboutJA
Originally named Luduchongxuan, it was changed to Yongtai Buddhist Temple in the Tang Dynasty (618-709), then to Jing An Temple during the Song Dynasty when the reign period of Dazhong Xiangfu started in 1008.
In 1862, the 1st year of Emperor Tongzhi's reign period in the Qing Dynasty, when a road was built from the international settlement to the Jing An Temple, it was named Jing An Road (present-day Nanjing Xilu).
As one of the districts in the downtown area, Jing An District has the business zone represented by Westgate Mall, Citic Square and Plaza66, and the hotel zone outlined by the rise of top class hotels such as Jing An Hilton Hotel, Shanghai JC Mandarin and Shanghai International Equatorial Hotel.
www.jingan.gov.cn:7001 /aja/hc/hs   (297 words)

  
 TIME Asia Magazine: Police Under fire -- Oct. 06, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While some officers pointed their guns at driver Jing Aiguo's temple, others retrieved from the back seat of the car nine plastic sacks containing three kilos of heroin.
Jing had never run afoul of the law before, but the police—then engaged in one of China's periodic "Strike Hard" crime crackdowns—quickly obtained his confession.
They had coerced Jing's confession by shocking him with electric batons and hanging him by his handcuffed wrists until "the blood poured down my arms," Jing testified during his trial.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/article/0,13673,501031006-490739,00.html   (1314 words)

  
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 Shanghai Accommodation. Shanghai Hotels in Jing'an Discounts for Reservation
The hotel is nearby Jing An Temple and within minutes drive from the city centre, which is just around 2 kilometres away.
Part of the Shanghai Hotel complex, Jing An Hotel Shanghai is an historic building surrounded by 6,000 square metres of landscaped gardens.
Shanghai Fanyang City Villa Hotel is a uniquely designed 4-star foreign-oriented luxury villa that integrates the hotel, the bathhouse, food court and recreation, extends her warm and sincere welcome to guests with state-of-the-art functions and facilities and quality services.
www.holidaycity.com /shanghai-jingan   (1115 words)

  
 Yixing Purple Clay Teapots, Terebess Asia Online (TAO)
This teapot, measuring 17.7 rm in height, was unearthed from the tomb of Wu Jing, an eunuch of the Ming dynasty, at Majiashan, Zhonghua Gate, Nanjing in 1965.
At other times, the form of the knob is an extended outline of the cover or the body or modelled in the shape of a bridge whose shape matches harmoniously with the form of body.
The teapot in stone weight shape has a profile of an upright triangle with the center of gravity placed at the base, the form, however, is enlivened by the three boss legs, which offset the weight of a flat base.
terebess.hu /english/yixing2.html   (11968 words)

  
 The Shanghai Allure
This is also an aromatic street as the scents of local foods being prepared in restaurants and fast food joints waft through the narrow alleys and bustling corridors.
Reputed to be the only temple that escaped destruction during the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s, it houses two magnificent Buddha statues carved out of white jade that were transported here from Burma in 1918 when the temple was completed.
After the solemnity of the temples, a visit to the Shanghai Zoo (2381 Hongqiao Lu) is a delightful change of pace as this is the home of China’s celebrated giant pandas.
www.jaxfax.com /news/Asia/article.shtml?ID=430   (1034 words)

  
 District Introduction
Jing an District is home to 750 year old Jing an Temple, the Temple of the Jade Buddha and newly renovated Nanjing Road where the best shopping in the city is found.
The highest concentration of 4 and 5 star hotels in the city are to be found in Jing an district along with many high grade offices and apartments such as
Xuhui has traditionally been an upper class living area and recent development has born that out with many luxurious villas and apartments being developed in Xuhui.
www.shanghairealty.com /district_introduction.htm   (1182 words)

  
 Jingan Temple
Jingan Temple in Chinese means Temple of Tranquility: Jing means quiet; An mean peaceful.
The second reason was that the temple was being restored.
This temple was first built in 247 during the Three Kingdoms Period.
www.swoo.com /2002/3cities/13_sh_jingan_temple   (342 words)

  
 SIXERS: 2005 Asia Tour Blog
Only this time, it will be in an environment where few have ever seen him up close—in a foreign land, indeed on the other side of the world.
Immediately to my right is an elderly Japanese lady who speaks no English and her daughter, who speaks my language, but enrobed in a thick Japanese accent.
Truly an amazing experience for many of those who were clearly Iverson fans, demonstrated by their various wrist and armbands which were very much a la Allen.
www.nba.com /sixers/features/05asia_tour_blog.html?rss=true   (2999 words)

  
 Rendezvous Merry Hotel - Guaranteed Lowest room rates for Shanghai Hotels
Rendezvous Merry Hotel (formerly the Merry Hotel) Shanghai is situated in Jing An Temple Area, one of the commercial centers in Shanghai.
Rendezvous Merry Hotel Shanghai is situated in Jing An Temple Area which is within reasonable access to transport and everything that Shanghai has to offer.
• For children under 12 years, sharing the room with their parents without an extra-bed there is no charge, but ABF for the child shall will be paid directly to hotel.
www.yourrooms.com /china_hotels/shanghai/hotels/rendezvous_merry_hotel_china.htm   (213 words)

  
 Black Sect Tantric Buddhism Temple
In the meantime, the worldwide establishments of numerous sanctuary shrines known as Yun Shi Jing She were also set up.
Yun Lin Temple also sponsors teachings and initiations given by high lamas and Buddhist masters, as well as lectures given by scholars and professionals.
Thus, friends of all religious faiths are always welcome to participate in the activities of the Yun Lin Temple, Lin Yun Monastery, and the Yun Shi Jing She shrines all over the world.
www.yunlintemple.org /temple.htm   (887 words)

  
 Jìng An Sì (Jìng An Temple) | Museum/Attraction Review | Shanghai | Frommers.com
Always lively and crowded, this garishly decorated temple has the longest history of any shrine in Shànghai, about 17 centuries (though the shopping annex is more recent).
Before 1949, this was Shànghai's richest Buddhist monastery, presided over by the Abbott of Bubbling Well Road (Nánjing Xi Lù, as it was known in Colonial times because of a well that was located in front of the temple), an imposing figure who kept seven mistresses and a White Russian bodyguard.
The temple is also the headquarters and repository for the Mí Sect, a Chinese-originated Buddhist discipline that was all but extinct until it was reintroduced from Japan in 1953.
www.frommers.com /destinations/shanghai/A25922.html   (312 words)

  
 PDA Version - Classifieds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jing An Temple metro apt named sanhe garden Address: Jiaozhou rd xinzha rd, near JingAn Temple station and West Nanjing rd Plaza66,Shanghai,Jingan district.
Jing An Temple metro new apt named yunhe garden Address:Jiaozhou rd xinzha rd, near JingAn Temple station and West Nanjing rd Plaza66,Shanghai,Jingan district.
It is an amazing executive residence featured by its close distance to Xintiandi, which offers a comprehensive range of recreational facilities to meet all of your leisure needs.
www.shanghai-ed.com /pda/classifieds/index.php?cid=7   (13318 words)

  
 Jacky Wu Jing
Born to a family of martial artists and raised in Beijing, Wu Jing was enrolled in the Beijing Wushu Academy at the age of six by his father.
Wu Jing's next feature film opportunity came when he was cast in The Legend of Zu, Tsui Hark's blockbuster remake of Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983) with other rising stars including Zhang Ziyi and Cecilia Cheung.
While the film showed that Kar-leung's abilities as a choreographer had not diminished, his abilities as a director had and once again Wu Jing's skills were squandered.
www.kungfucinema.com /people/jacky_wu_jing.htm   (485 words)

  
 New Page 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Situated in Jing An Temple Area, one of the famous busy commercial centers in Shanghai, adn constructed up to the quasi-four star standard, MERRY HOTEL enjoys an easily accessible location, with a good environment.
The building, featured by its magnificent style and delicate decoration, is 28 storeys high, with all necessary and advanced facilities, equipped with 367 guest rooms ranging from deluxe suites, business suites and standard rooms, 12 restaurants and banquet halls of Chinese and Western styles, and funcition halls.
The function rooms on the 5th floor are an ideal place for meeting, interviewing, training and dinner.
www.c-b-w.com /hotel/meiliyuan/main.html   (199 words)

  
 Jing An Hotel Shanghai Shang Hai @ shanghai-reservations.com
More detailed information about Jing An Hotel or the hotels near Jing An Hotel can be found by following the links on the right.
In addition to 1 Jing An Hotel, we presents other Shanghai hotels in the area of Shanghai China.
They are good options for you to choose besides Jing An Hotel.
www.shanghai-reservations.com /jing_an_hotel.html   (253 words)

  
 Shanghai Hongqiao Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A bus stop provides various services to other parts of the city.
As of October 2003, one minibus route terminates at Jing An Temple station, and costs four renminbi.
 This article about an airport is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hongqiao_Airport   (164 words)

  
 Jing An Temple on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Jing An Temple on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
I go to this temple twice each month,tdy went to there with Oo for Mid-Autumn Festivel.
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flickr.com /photos/19295949@N00/262308661   (103 words)

  
 China 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The temple is currently being renovated and it rained all day, so needless to say it was not very crowded.
Compared to the Jade Buddha Temple, the Jing An Temple lacked monks.
This doesn't mean that they weren't there, but they were probably just looking down from a window somewhere thinking "Look at those stupid Westerners out in the rain".
www.davidson.edu /academic/anthropology/erlozada/papers/china2001/010604.htm   (112 words)

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