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Temple of the Six Banyan Trees & Flower Pagoda (Liurong Temple)

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One of the four best Buddhist temples in Guangzhou, located on the Liurong Road.
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No.87 Liurong Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510180, China
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All reviews incense sticks small entrance fee bit hard to find peaceful place exit b beautiful architecture surrounding buildings impressive building big city sacred heart ticket office worth a visit metro station shamian island buddhist statues monk
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is good to visit when you are in Guangzhou,but very small ,not much to see,totally it's about half hour to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hayley856952
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of my favorite places in Guangzhou. This temple site is so peaceful and beautiful. There are several worship areas around the wooden pagoda, originally built in the 500's. The current Pagoda was rebuilt in 1097 after a devastating fire and restored in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelerVG27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is nice quiet place at the back streets in Guangzhou. Well kept small monastery with iconic Beaty buildings and statues . Entry fee is minimal. Try to find time to pop in.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jussitrissanen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to experience how the monks are expert gardeners. Beautiful bonsai and gardens. I can home with lots of ideas

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 858nickyj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful small temple within the city. Built in the 6th century. Small entrance fee 5 RMB. Many Buddha statues and three of the original six banyan trees. It has historical information written in English around the place so no guidance required. It looks to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank viimax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Famous local temple in GZ from around 500 AD. It's really active with GZ people, especially during holidays.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M4r7h4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Third oldest temple in GZ. This is one of the lesser known ones and is off the beaten track. Entrance is 5 RMB and you get some incense sticks. It's a nice pagoda, impressive buddha statues and interesting banyan trees. If you want to visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Very nice temple, well kept and interesting to explore. I spent there a couple hours and I enjoyed my time. Entrance fee only 5 Yuan.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pvairo
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I spent some few moment at this plac eto learn more about chinese old story and it's very fascinating place and really worth visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank daveedwilliams
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A little hard to find but worth the patience to look for the temple. This Buddhist temple was first built in 537AD! The flower pagoda is a magnificent structure. The grounds are small but well maintained and when you enter you receive some optional incense...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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28 October 2018|
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Response from markpN2403RI | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to go to this temple mid morning and I recommend you catch a taxi to get there unless you join a tour and this site is included! I think they have a “red” hop on hop off bus travel service - check with your... More
9 June 2018|
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Response from srinivasan369 |
First one has to consider that "buddhism" is a broad name for several views; hinayana, mahayana, tibetan, korean, vietnamese, japanese, ... which means each one has different views and different names for the same buddha... More