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Longhua Temple

No.2853 Longhua Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6456 6085
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Built in the early Song Dynasty (960-1279), it is the oldest and largest temple in Shanghai. It is popularly believed that the temple gained its name Longhua from the legendary “Longhua” tree with branches extending some 20 kilometers, under which the Maitreya Buddha was enlightened.
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No.2853 Longhua Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
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"spiritual experience"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful statues"
in 3 reviews
"drum tower"
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"bell tower"
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"entrance fee is rmb"
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"incense sticks"
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"tourist groups"
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"small fee"
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"photo ops"
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"busy shanghai"
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"subway line"
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"jade buddha"
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"worth the trip"
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"nice place to visit"
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"real shanghai"
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"noodles"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this beautiful temper is a must. Be mindful you cannot take photos inside the area where the Buddha’s are located, but you can take photos from the doorways. Some redevelopment is happening around the area (May 2018) so traffic was busy. It...More

Thank William T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rarely tourists there but the surroundings is perfect tranquil. The temple is just located near 龙华 station so it is very accessible. Even it is not a free entry but,trust me, it is worth it if you have a spare time around 2-3 hours left...More

Thank Pinn P
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Lots of statues to see here but what was really impressive was the floor to ceiling sculptures as shown in my attached picture. It had to take someone a very long time to complete this!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

A collection of "golden monks" (small but not too small) in multiple rows like in an amphitheater setting in a room, a colorful wall with golden Buddhas & other small statues that are either carved on or stuck on the wall and a golden multi-armed...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my collegue, when we were in shanghai. This was one of the first places, were we visited because our interpreter recommended this. I think we missed some of the magig of this place because we did not know what it really was.

Thank Juha K
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

A buddhist temple surrounded by skyscrapers. Lots of worshipers and beautiful architecture, that can this temple be summarized. One of the to go places in Shanghai.

Thank Vlad V
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Longhua Temple - really loved the serene conditions here, the temple is really peaceful to walk around.

Thank Emma G
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is one of my best place in Shanghai. I like to spent lot of time here meditating and enjoying the peaceful mind.

Thank Amba J
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite temple in Shanghai , quite vast and the oldest .It has different idols and this temple made me really curious about Buddhist culture. This is a must visit temple if you are in Shanghai and interested in Buddhism.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Really nice to visit if you go to SHA and have time. It is near a Mall and a nice park that I recommend also to visit

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