The three wonders of Jinci refer to the Zhou Bai, the colored sculptures of the Song Dynasty and the difficult old spring located in the Jinci Museum in Jinci Town, Jinyuan District, Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province. The three treasures of Jinci Temple refer to the virgin temple, the flying beam of fish marsh and the offering temple. The three plaques of Jinci Temple refer to the three plaques of Nanlao, Duyue and shuijingtai.
Jinci temple, located in Jinci Town, Jinyuan District, Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, was built in memory of Tang Shuyu, the founding Duke of the Jin State (later crowned king of Jin) and empress Jiang, his mother's capital. It is the earliest existing royal garden in China and is the ancestral temple of the state of Jin. There are dozens of ancient buildings in the temple, which has the characteristics of Chinese traditional culture.
Jinci temple has been established for a long time. With a large number of ancient buildings, sculptures, steles, murals, ancient trees and famous trees, it reflects the development and changes of ancient Chinese politics, economy, architecture, gardens, sculpture, religion, culture and many other fields from different aspects. The historical, artistic, scientific and appreciative value of Jin Temple makes it the only example with the longest and most representative history of the combination of ancient ancestral temple and garden art. It is also a precious heritage in the treasure house of ancient Chinese culture and human architectural art.