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As the capital of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hohhot, which means Green City in Mongolian, is the political, economic and cultural center of the region. It lies in the middle of the southern part of the Tumote Plain, facing the Yellow River in the south and backed by the rolling Yinshan Mountains in the north.

With distinctive ethnic features, Hohhot is a city rich in famous and interesting historical sites. There are more than 50 temples in Hohhot, such as Dazhao Temple, Xilituzhao Palace, Wusutuzhao Temple and Lamadongzhao Temple, in addition to Zhaojun Tomb, Wanbu Huayanjing Pagoda and others.

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General's office is located in the new town district of Hohhot. In order to strengthen the northwestern frontier defense, the town was built up in about 2.5 kilometers northeast of the old town of Hohhot and served as a fort where the Eight Banner's officers ...Read More
Dazhao Temple, 'Wuliang Si (Infinite Temple)' in Chinese, is the oldest building and the largest temple in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. Locally, people usually refer to it as the Silver Buddha Temple (Yinfo Si) for it is here that there is a rare silver statue of ...Read More
Five-Pagoda Temple (Wuta Si), which is also called Jingangzuo Sheli Baota, is located in Hohhot City. As there are five small dagobas on the pedestal of the pagoda, it is named Wuta Si. Wuta was originally a building of the temple constructed during 1727-1732. ...Read More

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by Addy 2011-05-23
Xilitu Lamasery (Xilituzhao si, or Xiaozhao si), Located at the northern end of Shitou lane, the palace was built in the Tibetan style in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It contained the residence of the 11th Grand Living Buddha, is the largest surviving Lama temple in town. It is said that Xitituge, who was a teacher of Dalai Lama IV, once ascended to the ...
by Azzan 2011-05-23
Xilamuren Tourist Spot, which is situated in the northern place of Hohhot, 80 km away from the urban area. Xilamuren, meaning "yellow river" in Mongolian, is located 100 kilometers north of Hohhot. It is cool even in hot summer. There are 62 Mongolian yurts, among which 30 Mongolian yurts are standard. Xilamuren Prairie, a typical example on the plateau, is ...
by Quincy 2011-05-23
Wan-Bu-Hua-Yan-Jing Tower (meaning ten-thousand-volume Huayan Scripture Tower), also called White Tower (since the tower is white all through thus has another name White Pagoda), was said to be built in Emperor Shengzong's reign (983 -- 1031) of the Liao Dynasty (916-1125). It is located in the White Tower Village of the east suburb of Hohhot, 18 kilometers ...