Jin Shrines, Shuizha Ting 晉祠水閘亭



  • Shuizha Ting (English)
  • 水閘亭 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 水闸亭 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Shuǐzhátíng (Pinyin)
  • Shui-cha-t'ing (Wade-Giles)
  • Jinci Shuizhating (English)
  • 晉祠水閘亭 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠水闸亭 (Simplified Chinese)

Building Information

The Shuizha Ting is not discussed as a separate structure in the JCZ or found on the Qianlong (1736-1796) or Guangxu (1875-1909) period maps. According to Song Naizhong, this pavilion was built in 1953 and is presently the residence of the Jinci water managers stationed at the site by the Taiyuan City Water Conservancy Bureau (Taiyuanshi shuiliju 太原市水利局). This structure is number 37 on our plan of the site.1

Date 1953
Dynasty People's Republic of China 2

Works Cited

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  • 1 MILLER. 2007. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, 198.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 1;12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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