Jidu Temple

Jidu Temple is is classified as a key point cultural relic by the Chinese government and is the only historical and cultural heritage of the four Rivers of Chiangjiang, Yellow, Huaihe, and Jishui. The temple is the largest existing ancient architectural clusters which are acclaimed as the museum of the ancient architecture of central China. The temple was built in 582 of the Sui Dynasty to offer sacrifices to the Jidu god, hence the name. Since the Han Dynasty, government officials sent by the emperors have paid homage to the temple, which gradually became a tradition and ritual.