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Chenxiang Temple

No.29 Chenxiangge Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6320 3431
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Wonderful tranquil complex in the Old City

Situated on a narrow and slightly ramshackle street we loved our visit to this active temple that... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
permia
,
Ireland
Small, but serene

Tucked in the old town area along a small alley, this Buddhist pavilion offers serenity in an... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
sbudiman
,
San Francisco
via mobile
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1 Dec 2016
“Wonderful tranquil complex in the Old City”
19 Sep 2015
“Small, but serene”
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No.29 Chenxiangge Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
Old Town
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+86 21 6320 3431
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Situated on a narrow and slightly ramshackle street we loved our visit to this active temple that is home to a large group of Buddhist nuns. Entering and passing by a beautiful decorative archway, brought us into a peaceful courtyard with lovely buildings. There was...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Tucked in the old town area along a small alley, this Buddhist pavilion offers serenity in an otherwise crowded neighborhood. The place is small, but what it lacks in scale, it makes up in style. I cannot take pictures of the Buddha and deities statues,...More

Thank sbudiman
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

I wandered in here to escape the torrential rain, and was so glad I did. Entry is 10 yuan but it is a beautiful little temple that is being actively used still. A quiet space with monks praying and locals coming to pay respects. Gorgeous...More

Thank katpolk
Reviewed 20 March 2014

It says don't take pictures, but I couldn't help myself- the colors, ceilings, carvings, tilework and statues were amazing. (of course I took pics when there were no people present to protect the privacy of prayer)

Thank redAzleTX
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Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
...More
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