Bao Zheng memorial temple
October-November 2008Bao Zheng (999 — 1062) became famous for his justice and honesty. He was born in the city of Hefei of the Anhui province. By 28 he completed his education and became an official, worked in different provincial courts. Only for 1,5 years from 1057 to 1058 Bao Zheng was the head and the judge in Kaifengfu , but thanks to his honesty, struggle with corruption among the ruling circles, he earned respect and immortality in the memory of the Chinese people.
At present days Bao Gong (Gong means prince) has become a hero of stories, films, TV serials and even a video game.
Memorial temple to Bao Zheng is situated on the western shore of the lake Bao.