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Hanshan Temple

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Serene places and Chinese tourists don't mix well. We went on a Monday afternoon and there were annoying people everywhere. Seems.they think everything in life is a race to get there first and do the most things in the shortest amount of time. It's a...More

Thank ZhuhaiBill
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I have been there on a foggy saturday. Some Chinese Friends explained the Temple and the Sense behind it. Very interesting and worth to Visite.

Thank Uli S
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Very spiritual and beautiful place with lots of tourists. I have never seen so many buddhas, of different shapes and forms.

Thank Rza A
Reviewed 9 November 2016

As a temple, it has the usual fare to offer aka nothing overly special for this temple, but its immense popularity lies in it being mentioned in one of the most famous poems from ancient China which is in all Chinese literature reading list. Still...More

Thank Isaac T
Reviewed 3 November 2016

made famous by an ancient poem, for thousands of years it has been an extremely popular tourist spots. extremely commercialised (a visit to the bell tower requires purchase of an additional ticket), extermely packed with mainland tourists, and like many other touristy Chinese temples, i...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Difficult to access due to road construction and quite a walk from the main tourist village - but once there such a peaceful garden and temple.It is a working temple which serves the locals.

Thank Suems567
Reviewed 16 September 2016

So, I was very happy to visit the grounds, walk around without any hassles at all and just soak in the history of thise temple and grounds. Friendly staff but keep out of your way... The key to such harmony? Go early in the morning...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went in to take some pictures that were permissible as not all were allowed to take pictures. Came out within 15 mins.

Thank Vien919
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Its was worth the sweltering summer heat visiting this temple during Emperor Wu's time over the weekend Suzhou visit fm Shanghai. Entry is 20RMB per person. Midsize estate compared to other temples i have visited. Most noticeable is partaking the gonging of the large new...More

Thank 2ickst3r
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We visited this temple one afternoon and before we went in we took a boat ride in the canal. On this boat ride we passed under the oldest bridge. This allowed us to see how the houses are built on the canal. We then went...More

Thank JamesWear
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