Enjoy a magnificent free Kung Fu Performance in the Shaolin Wushu Hall
Being a enthusiast or merely wanting to learn more about the Chinese martial arts? Shaolin Temple along with its iconic and magnificent free Kung Fu Performance in its Wushu Hall is definitely a must-see event that you should not miss when in Henan Province. About 55km from the city of Luoyang, Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of Zen Buddhism and the cradle of Chinese Kung Fu. First created by Bodhidharma to exercise his body when he faced the wall and meditated, Shaolin Kungfu has become a common practise of most monks in Shaolin Temple then turned out to be a phenomenal martial art spreading to the outer world today. The Shaolin Kung Fu Show is a daily performance which lasts for half an hour in the Shaolin Wushu Hall. You can enter the hall 20 minutes in advance to get a good seat so that you could admire the essence of Kung Fu in the best visual ways. The fabled Shaolin Temple also has a lot of historical and cultural sites including the grandiose temples and halls, ancient stone carving art, the sacred Pagoda Forest - resting place of passed away important monks as well as the daily living of Buddhist monks that you can enjoy a lot of highlights during the wonderful visit here.