Four Main Features of The Main Buddha Hall 大殿四特點

Four Main Features of The Main Buddha Hall


 Special points of interests:

  1. Tang-Dynasty style architecture – all wooden, carefully crafted on a grand scale
  2. Perfect balance of Beauty and Structure – perfect unison of the horizontal and vertical beams with ‘dougong’, complete with simple roof lines and zen design of windows, achieving perfect beauty and strength in the structure.    
  3. Valuable Construction Materials – high grade rosewood imported from Laos, and other materials such as camphor and yew.
  4. Bronze Roof Shingles – 24,220 pieces of bronze roof shingles weighing 61 tons cover the Main Buddha Hall. The total weight of the roof structure is 600 tons.