Baolin Temple

   The original site of Baolin Temple is on the southern foot of Feng Mountain, Daliang with its primary name called Liubo Temple. During the year of Kangxi, Qing Dynasty, it was repaired and rebuilt and its name was changed into Baolin Temple, meaning clean place with Qibao trees. It is firstly built in the first year of Shang Emperor, South Han Dynasty (942A.D.) when five countries were existed at the same year, having experienced for over a thousand year.
    At the beginning that the county was established in Shunde, on the occasion of state's ceremony or announcing the royal's imperial decree, local senior monks gathered in the temple to hold a ceremony. As a Buddhism place, Baolin Temple is flourishing on burning joss stick with numerous pilgrims. There is a folk saying that before the county was established in Shunde, there existed Baolin Temple. Later on, because of loss of repair for a long time as well as the transformation of old city area, it was moved to current place and was rebuilt in 1996 and its Buddhism's luster releasing ceremony was held on Oct.11, 1998. The new temple locates in Taiping Mountain, Daliang, and is built leaning on the mountain, inside which three treasure Buddhists were carved with fragrant camphor woods which were stuck with gold foil on its exterior, and 500 arhats with gold foil were carved by skilled craftsmen. Baolin Temple is the largest temple in Guangdong and is divided into tour section, pilgrimage section and auxiliary section.