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Wu Xian Guan Temple–Temple of the Five Immortals

Wu Xian Guan Temple was established in 1377 and is dedicated to the five immortals. According to legend, during the reign of King Yi of the Zhou Dynasty , These names refer to the most famous story about the origins of Guangzhou in which the Five Celestial Beings came to Guangzhou riding on Five Celestial Rams and brought rice and …

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The Duanwu Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)

The Duanwu Festival (also known as Dragon Boat Festival) is a traditional and statutory holiday associated with Chinese cultures, though it is celebrated in other East Asian and Southeast Asian societies as well. The Duanwu Festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar, giving rise to the alternative name of Double Fifth. The Duanwu …

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