Monday, April 20, 2009

Gallery of Stone Tablets

In the Taoist Temple of Nine Immortals, nineteen ancient stone tablets stand on both sides, which forms the Gallery of Stone Tablets. These stone tablets were all written by ancient famous men of letters.

On the Yushan Hill, there are more inscriptions on precipices besides those tablets. There are 113 such places all including the Ao-ding Peak, the Memorial Temple of the Qi Ji-guang, the Peng-lai Peak, etc.

The "Inscription of the Traditional Martial Arts Practice on the Southern Drill Ground" on the southern hillslope, 330 cm high and 455 cm wide, containing 219 characters, is the largest one among all the inscriptions on precipices in Fuzhou.