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Longhua Temple

Listed under Temples in Central China, China.

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Near the front entrance stands a three-story bell tower (Zhong Lu), where a 3.3-ton bronze bell is rung at midnight every New Year's Eve. The tower's 3,000-kilogram (3.3-ton) bronze bell, cast in 1894, is struck 108 times to dispel all the worries said to be afflicting mankind.

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