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White Horse Temple

Baima Si Lu, Luoyang 471013, China
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Baima Si Lu, Luoyang 471013, China
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"the bus"
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"remained intact"
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"wide area"
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"park area"
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"worth a visit"
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"luoyang city"
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"longmen grottoes"
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"chinese history"
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"india"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is said to be oldest Buddhist temple. Two Indian Buddhist monks resided here. This is very beautiful. India has also constructed temple here. Apart from this other countries have also their temple.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The White Horse Temple has historical interest, it is peaceful away from the main buildings, and is beautiful. It is the first Buddhist temple in China (although the buildings have been rebuilt since its founding). Many of the guests are here to worship rather than...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled to this place upon recommendationn of one local. It's said to be the oldest temple in China. But it does not look so at all. Interesting is there are more differnt asiant temples - China, Thailand, India, Myanmar - and it's nice to...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to understand better Buddhism and have a look of different types of temples (Chinese, Indian, Thai, Malaysian). The garden is also nice for a walk (particularly in April when flowers blossom)

Thank Emmanuel L
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

White Horse Temple is supposedly the place of Buddhism in China. The king had invite two Indian monks to bring scripture to China. These two monks are interred on either side of the temple. The temple is not the original but rebuilt on the original...More

Thank Cathrene W
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

So much history and stories packed into a small area. Popular with no only tourists but devotees as well. One of the best temples to see in China and one with great religious significance

Thank trav4go2
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Luoyang white horse temple is considered the origin where Buddhism was brought to China. This is the second most popular attraction, after Longmen Grottoes. From my hotel along Longmen Avenue, I took bus K58 to final destination, 1.5rmb, about 70 mins ride. If you wish...More

Thank LG_Kay
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Not as spectacular to most tourist, but it houses some very rare Yuan era statues and buildings ( one of the harder to find examples for more serious history buffs ) it's not super far from the city

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

White Horse Temple - the temple is so serence and its setting in the nature adds to the calmness as well.

Thank Happy R
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Louyang is one of the ancient capitals of China from the before and including the Tang period. The Bai Ma Zi Lu (the White Horse Temple) is thought, in legend, to be the first Buddhist Temple in China from the beginning of the 'Common Era",...More

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Are the new temples donated by Thailand, Myanmar and India at this location and open to the public? yes, they are open to public. Recently they are closed for repairing. What is the ticket cost for adults and... More
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