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Should you need or desire a nice quite peaceful isolated meditation area free of 95% people , then here's yer place.
Not many if any of the daily people filling the city come into this Sanctuary.
If you have ever wondered why you never see...More
Not really a hot spot and difficult to find. The temple is crammed between buildings and there is not much to see for tourists. The architecture is strange, it is built after 1900 and looks like one of these churches. Inside there are the same...More
There are many classic building there
I like the design there and there are many statues but the problem is a little difficult to find it if you can't speak Chinese because you have to ask people to tell the way to there
i'm a local and would recommend this site for a one or two hours visit. The temple is not tourism developed and sits quietly among the local resident buildings. nice choice to visit it before sunset, as it's not very big and the inner part...More
The Gude Buddhist Temple was built in 1877, then rebuilt in 1921. It is said that the temple was built according to style of the Alantuo Temple in Myanmar.
It is a very unique Buddhist temple in China, combining the western, Indian and Burmese architectural...More
It's easy to miss the entrance, and even my Chinese friends were surprised at how "tucked-away" this location is. They have recently added an entrance fee but you receive incense to burn when paying. There are a couple of shops selling mostly Buddhist-related items as...More
We went to visit this temple on Sunday in the morning. Luckily at this time it was pretty empty and we could explore this temple in depth. I liked very much the combination of lotus growing there and this unique architecture. Worth visiting!
Gude Temple is a bit of a hard find, but once you get off Toudao metro station, you have two options:
1. Weave your path through the narrow alleys and walkways between apartment complexes in the general direction of the location.
2. Walk around the...More
I have mixed feelings about this place. The architecture is very interesting, but they're building this new temple right next to it and not bothering to try and make it fit in with the slightly older architecture of the previous building. It's going to be...More