The emperor hides the valley and lies in mountain of the sentry of dragon of more than 20 kilometers of southeast China in Xiao County, it is the extension in the old hills of Shandong, the mountain range roughly runs N-S, the highest peak has an elevation of 374 meters, it is generally 100- 300 meters, relative altitude is 20- 30 meters, the mountaintop is relatively steep on the hillside gentlely. ,Yellow to hide the valley and is originally known as the yellow mulberry valley, gain the name because covered with yellow mulberry tree the valley. Founder of Han Dynasty Liu help, go into hiding, herein, renamed emperor, hide the valley because of avoiding soldier Qin’s capturing proclaim oneself emperor. ” geographical will of Chinese book ” is recorded: ” among little often latent awn, Dang mountain of founder of Han Dynasty, namely there are emperors to hide the valley on this mountain, the refuge of founder of Han Dynasty ” . Emperor hide valley degrade low mountains and hills for the intersection of pottery and the intersection of ruins and the intersection of mountain system and south, mountain rock the body of limestone, there are a lot of natural caves and well the spring, mountain stone view)s The range upon range of ridges and peaks all around, ravine water is gurgling. More than 3,000 mu of natural forest in the valley, there are 146 kinds of trees and 600 multi-type medical herbs. On the earth of Huaibei of thousand li of level fields, there are deep and secluded valleys of this peak, actually rare, it is to its place among the regional visitors of Xu the Huaihe River. The temple auspicious cloud temple of auspicious cloud is built by the mountain, bear the cliff, faces the deep valley, is surrounded by hills around the temple. According to the records of ” annals of Nantong of river “, the temple was established in the Jin Dynasty; Rebuilt in Tang; It originally known as it is yellow mulberry temple, “behind last emperor for temple as mountain. It is said Liu Bang went into hiding on this mountain that year, Queen Lu sought the, looked from far in the mountain a white cloud of entrance to a cave curled uped, have gone to find Liu Bang quickly.
” whether history write discipline in the great-great-grandfather ” year: ” whether Queen Lu say ” . ” According to legend this, turn name of the temple into auspicious the intersection of cloud and temple in the period of end Song join. There is tablet inscription that says: “Unless it is ring that shut, last base such as city,among there is be temples ancient, name clouds auspicious day. ” Hang high above the temple door now ” The auspicious cloud temple ” Horizontal inscribed board, the writing is vigorous and simple and unsophisticated, it is Deng Shi such as question, big calligraphist of Anhui in Qing Dynasty. The institute of floor three of temple space three, there are more than 90 rooms in all. The front courtyard is floor of Tibetan Scripture, carved beams and painted rafter, the pattern is exquisite and lifelike, it is the main hall in the inner gate, the front yard of China is broad, the statue of Buddha is tall and big, the hall is spacious and grand, the eaves fly to join the wall, spectacular; The backyard is monk’s room, elegant and unique. Storey of stone step of the whole temple is changed, the cloister interlocks, the goal post is changeable. A towering ginkgo of front courtyard) It lasts more than 1,300 spring and autumns) Still green shade such as lid; Every one is vigorous it is ancient Chinese juniper, records of root Qiu on,there are luxuriant and well-spaced on branch and leaf. Backyard ancient cypress stand upright, one the intersection of father and son and ginkgo snuggle up to interesting, gold the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, silver the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region fragrant to attack people in front of the wing-room. Clear the intersection of people and pendant Jiang night this composed verses once: “Blue and green shoes and fine while the setting sun, flowing water fatherless village walk in the picture far the intersection of Zhang and clock chirp fragrant pavilion meet, the deep forest dog barks the old monk greets. The light shakes the Buddha seat three and dreams of even more, the soughing of the wind in the pines of wind roll is a courtyard of sound. ”