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Xuanmiao Temple

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Very old temple. Very large. Many monks. Restaurant you can eat at. 700 statues of Buddha... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Statham, Georgia
A rare Toaist Temple

This is one of the oldest Toaist temples. It was founded in AD 276, and rebuilt between 1174 and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
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14 Oct 2018
“Temple Visit”
16 Aug 2018
“A rare Toaist Temple”
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Guanqian Street, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215005, China
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very old temple. Very large. Many monks. Restaurant you can eat at. 700 statues of Buddha inside. Pond inside is supposed to have two very old and large turtles in it. People buy live fish to bring to the man made pond and release them.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gh1205
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is one of the oldest Toaist temples. It was founded in AD 276, and rebuilt between 1174 and 1189. It is worth a visit if you're in Suzhou.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RichardT2011
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Depending on how much time, you can always have a look at it. It is a lively Taoist temple. Compared to the other site, I would recommend to put it quite low in the priority list.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 254vincentt
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I stumbled across this temple as walked downtown. I decided to pop in and I found that I liked it ! Its a nice little quiet place in the middle of the downtown buzz and rush. Its a nice little place where you can relax...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank celticjames33
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Known in English as the temple of mystery, this very large complex is just off the main shopping area and although you can't miss it, it seems not so well visited. The first temple is now a jewellery shop, but they haven't taken away the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 10 January 2017

It was a temple just popped up as i was walking down the Guan Qian street. I asked one of the devotees who came to pray (they walk in with shoes on) about the significance but no one speaks English ! There were some Gods...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank willowbrooksam
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Dont waste time You can just pass by if you are around Defenetly doesnt deserve special visit Just crossed by

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Surgical D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Not worth paying the price to enter the temple. When visit Tiger Hill, there will be much more worth..The area is much more worth for the to go for shopping spree rather than visitng the temple

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Saihoo F
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Went on day trip to Suzhou and visited this temple. Didnt care for the merchants selling stuff nearby. The main one had many large deities, My guide was able to explain many of them very clearly. But once in one you seen them all IMO....More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank martyh00
Reviewed 17 June 2015

If you are interested in the Taoism, you should not miss this. Entrance fee is just RMB10. But you get to visit for temples situated very near to each other. All hosted with the very high level gods depicted in the Taoism. It's a nice...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank choihoweboon
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