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Written on the road to Guangning, 1754(廣寧道中作,1754) Jia, Jinhua; Yang, Zhaohua; Li, Lin; Yuan, Xiaoli; Tian, Menglu


This stele is located on the west side of the courtyard behind the Hall of Divine Horses (神馬殿) and in front of the Hall of Imperial Incense (御香殿) at Beizhen Temple. The size of this stele is 224cm (body height), 115cm (width), and 33cm (depth). The body of this stele is in perfect condition. This stele sits on a tortoise-shaped base and has a dragon forehead without inscriptions. The title of this stele is “Written on the Road to Guangning”, which refers to a seven-syllable quatrain composed and calligraphed by Emperor Qianlong in the ninth month of the 19th year of his reign (1754) while on his second eastern tour.

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