Combining several styles and outlines of traditional outlines of Chinese temples and monasteries dedicated for the cult of Buddha, the Temple of Universal Peace is one distinctive monument. Many travel packages to China include a visit to this remarkable site.
The most marvelous feature of the Temple of Universal Peace is the startling huge statue of Guanyin. Made out of the finest types of wood, the statue has the height of 72 feet. It is considered the largest statue made of wood all over the globe.
Constructed around the end of the 18th century, the Temple of Universal Peace was established during the reign of the Emperor Qianlong. It was created following the outlines and designs of an ancient temple constructed at the Tibet.