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Han Wen Gong Temple

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Chaozhou Han Yu Memorial

This temple was built to commemorate Han Yu, a famous scholar and poet during the Tang dynasty. It... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
lindasllim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Famous Tang Dynasty writer, essayist, poet

This Duke Wen of Han (韓愈, 韓文公) temple is east of the Han River and Old Walled City. It has many... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
IVegas
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 Aug 2017
“Nice Place to visit”
4 Apr 2017
“Chaozhou Han Yu Memorial”
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Built in 1189 on a hill overlooking the river to respectfully commemorate a Tang dynasty philosopher and philanthropist (Han Yu) who was exiled from Xi'an to Chaozhou for eight months.
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Bijia Mountain, Xiangqiao District, Chaozhou 521021, China
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

When we were visited this place, its full with beautiful blooming flower, the scenery was beautiful and the weather was not that hot in.the summer. Its a good.place to visit, to see the.guardian of ancient chaozhou's temple.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Frank L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This temple was built to commemorate Han Yu, a famous scholar and poet during the Tang dynasty. It is one of the oldest temple in Chaozhou and was built in the Song dynasty. There is a huge sculpture of a book on which is engraved...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank lindasllim
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This Duke Wen of Han (韓愈, 韓文公) temple is east of the Han River and Old Walled City. It has many stairs and fair amount of hiking up to visit all the different buildings and temples. English translations are not FULLY available on all the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank IVegas
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We crossed the Guangji bridge to get to the temple. it is located on top of a hill, there is a sculpture of a book with a famous writing of Han Wen Gong, Tang dynasty official and famous poet. This temple is also a memorial...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank TekTeh
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

As the title suggest, you got to have a strong out of legs to get the most out of this place. There are a lot of history in this place if you have the chance to go through all the spaces. We were traveling with...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank KhiamYeongH
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The woodwork in this temple was excellent at one time, but has since badly faded and today is quite neglected. All of the other components of the temple have long since vanished except the eaves and roof, and the halls have been converted into a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I like Hanyu, but the temple itself is just soso, very good learning experience of the great liberate though.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank MandyQ950
Reviewed 30 May 2013

The Han Wen Temple isn't the most famous or beautiful attraction in the world, but it's not bad. Nice place to go and relax for awhile if you happen to be in Chaozhou. Get there before 8am and you don't have to pay an entry...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank jvankl
Reviewed 6 September 2012

This attraction is very near Guangji Bridge and is worth the ¥10 you have to pay to get in. Make sure you take time to read the words written on the boards to get an understanding on why Han Yu is an important person to...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Jayden_Ng
Reviewed 4 December 2011

This is not a temple but a memorial for Han family ancestors,

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank Merpati88
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