Anshan

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large ancient

tollfree fax hours price content Legend dates the site to the Tang Dynasty. It is the province's only large ancient temples of stone structure. It's know locally as the 'Old Temple'. * WikiPedia:Anshan, China


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of Angang. The district of Lishan houses 425,600 people and the suburbs of Qianshan district have 366,200 soles. Within Anshan prefecture lies the subordinate city of Haicheng which accounts for 1,181,100 people. The neighbouring subordinate town of Tai'an has 354,700 people. Transportation thumb Anshan train station at night. (File:Anshan train station.jpg) Anshan has no river or sea port. The nearby military airport, Anshan Teng'ao Airport (AOG), also accepts commercial domestic flights


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heating throughout the area.


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critically acclaimed amongst the Hong Kong New Wave. Hui's 2006 film ''The Postmodern Life of My Aunt'' was partly set and filmed in Anshan. chowofhongkong See also *List of twin towns and sister cities in China References WikiPedia:Anshan, China


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, Heilongjiang and Inner Mongolia as well as from Beijing and beyond. A High Speed Rail line between Dalian and Harbin passes through Anshan and is available from the Anshan West Railway Station. The high speed line allows travel from Anshan to Dalian in about one and a half hours and to Shenyang in about twenty minutes during summer. In winter, the line runs at a reduced speed due to the cold weather. By taxi A taxi from Shenyang to Anshan will cost about ¥400 by the meter. Many drivers


temple complex

. Avalokitesvara) Buddha has been carved. The jade stone was found in 1960 in Xiuyan County. It was declared a treasure of the State and listed as a protected property by Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai. Anshan city government commissioned the carving which took a team of 120 sculptures 18 months to complete. The temple complex was opened on the 3rd of September 1996. The building that houses the Jade Buddha statue is 33 metres tall, representing the 33 layers of heaven in Buddhism. It claims to be one

phone tollfree fax hours price ¥60 content Claiming to be the worlds largest Jade statue of the Buddha and carved form the worlds largest single piece of Jade stone, at almost 8 meters high and weighing in at 260.76 tons, this is an impressive sight. The statue is housed within a large temple complex in the Dongshan section of 219 park. * WikiPedia:Anshan, China

Municipal Government - Jade Buddha Park publisher Anshan Municipal Government accessdate 2008-10-03 Another major tourist location is "219 Park". The name of the park commemorates the liberation of Anshan by the People's Liberation Army on the 19th of February 1948. The park contains the Dongshan (East Mountain) scenic area as well as numerous lakes. Of particular note is the Jade Buddha Palace. This large Buddhist temple


hot volcanic

of the tallest two story buildings of traditional Chinese architectural style in China. Anshan contains naturally hot spring water spas. There are four spas hotels in Anshan. Visitors may shower and bathe in the spring water. At Tanggangzi Spa, once frequented by the Qing Emperors of China, visitors may have mud treatment where they are buried in hot volcanic sand, which has been infused with the spring water. The geothermal energy is also used to provide hot steam and water for winter

There are four Spas in Anshan which take advantage of the areas natural hot springs. Visitors may shower and bathe in the spring water. At '''Tanggangzi''' Spa, just south of the city, visitors may have mud treatment where they are buried in hot volcanic sand, which has been infused with the spring water. In addition to there are many bathhouses throughout the city. These bathhouses don't use the natural hot springs but offer similar services. Prices are ¥28-60 for bathing. Extras such as massage may


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areas of Anshan are rich in magnesite. Reserves of magnesite here are equivalent to a quarter of all world wide reserves. Anshan also has the world's largest reserve of talcum, accounting for fully one third of the entire world supply. The Xiuyan area of Anshan is known for the production of the precious stone, Jade. The largest single jade stone ever found came from Xiuyan, now carved into the form of a Buddha, it is a major tourist attraction in the area. Anshan is serviced by Shenyang airport

phone tollfree fax hours price ¥60 content Claiming to be the worlds largest Jade statue of the Buddha and carved form the worlds largest single piece of Jade stone, at almost 8 meters high and weighing in at 260.76 tons, this is an impressive sight. The statue is housed within a large temple complex in the Dongshan section of 219 park. * WikiPedia:Anshan, China


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,_Liaoning_Province,_China.jpg alt4 Anshan City Museum Anshan City Museum Education system The city contains two large Universities. *University of Science and Technology Liaoning *Anshan Normal University Famous residents The famous Chinese philanthropist, Guo Mingyi was born and lives in Anshan. He works at a mining company belonging to Angang Iron and Steel Group. Anshan was the birthplace of Ann Hui (born 1947), a Hong Kong-based film director, one of the most

Anshan

'''Anshan''' ( . The area contains the famous Qianshan National Park. The city's name is derived from the shape of a nearby mountain that resembles the shape of a horse's saddle, which can be seen on the left (west) about five minutes before the northbound train arrives at Anshan Station. Anshan is home to the Anshan Iron and Steel Group, one of the largest steel producers in China. Anshan is sister cities with Sheffield

Anshan has a population of 3.65 million at the 2010 census. Anshan holds one third of the worlds supply of talcum Anshan holds a quarter of the worlds reserves of magnesite Anshan also produced the largest ever jade stone, now a local tourist attraction carved as a Buddha. The built up area encompassing 4 Anshan urban districts (''1,529,350 inhabitants'') and urban Liaoyang is home to more than 2.17 million inhabitants in 2010.

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