Friday, February 5, 2010

Bruce Lee and the Temple of the Ancestors in Foshan

I came to The Temple of the Ancestors in Foshan called Zumiao , which dates originally from the second half of the 11th Century, and was restored in 1372 following a fire. The Chinese name ''Zumiao'' means ''Temple of the Ancestors'', this simply indicates that it is the oldest temple in town, "the ancestor of temples".

There is a famous character with great of Chinese martial arts (Kung Fu) called IP Man who invent Wing Chun in Zumiao, he was the master of Li Xiao Long, also called Bruce Lee. He was widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the twentieth century and a cultural icon.

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