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Wenshu Yuan Monastery

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No.66 Wenshuyuan Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610017, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous! There's the temple bit, yes, but the grounds themselves are the true standout. Very peaceful!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KaylaKersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many temples to visit in China. This one stood out by its beautiful setting, the harmony of the buildings, the good explanations and the overall tranquillity and peacefulness of the place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Arnoud D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit, and walking around. They were very welcoming. It was peaceful and serene. I was with 2 cold small kids who wanted to leave the whole time. But it is beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mbkmama
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Behind the monastery is park where people practice tai-chi, and buddhist library. Next to the monastery is nice tea garden. Surrounded by lot of shops and tea shops. Free entry.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lachtan1
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the peace until a loud tour guide ruined the serenity. As many people were bowing, praying and lighting incense sticks it was a jarring note. The buildings and shrines are very impressive and gardens pretty. Springtime would be more beautiful I suspect. It was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michellet76
Reviewed 29 December 2018

This place was walking distance from our hotel (BuddhaZen)... is a nice little monastery and park. Just strolling around you will see people practicing Tai Chi... elders chatting up. Worth a little relaxing time. Dont forget to eat at the restaurant opposite the main gate......More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AmitabhGupta
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

Quiet monastery. Free entrance. You see monks and this area seems popular. Even for Chinese tourists. I recommend visiting the tea house

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fari514
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Pretty and surrounded by nice gardens. Very peaceful. Not a must, but definitely take a look when in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SabySG
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This place has changed quite a fair bit since I came about 4-5 years ago. It used to be much bigger and quieter but it has now fenced off part of it for the monks and also for the teahouse/restaurant. Entrance is free and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PH983
Reviewed 5 December 2018

The temple is one of Chengdu's main attractions. It is a modern monastery, but is filled with history and is a good place to get acquainted with Buddhism. It is a very easy to get there and wasn't crowded at all.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lailaglez
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Purplerainy09
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Sorry, did not play attention to that. But for sure there are many stairs.
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