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Prime Minister Temple, Kaifeng

No.36 West of Ziyou Road, Gulou District, Kaifeng 475000, China
+86 378 566 5090
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Very interesting temple complex

Known locally as the Temple of the First Minister, this complex charges RMB40 to visit and is quite... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Beautiful temple

And not as popular as the others. It is not so big, but you will still need more than 1h for a... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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5 Oct 2017
“Very interesting temple complex”
28 Sep 2017
“Beautiful temple”
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No.36 West of Ziyou Road, Gulou District, Kaifeng 475000, China
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Known locally as the Temple of the First Minister, this complex charges RMB40 to visit and is quite busy even during a weekday. It has a number of different halls and pagodas to visit, all of which offer different sights and experiences. The Arhat Hall...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

And not as popular as the others. It is not so big, but you will still need more than 1h for a visit, to fully appreciate it. The small pond with the turtles is quite special.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Don't know what to expect going there but it wan't too commercialized, at least. There were many visitors there but too not crowded. We had a reasonable good time there seeing and looking around.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

I personally really enjoyed visiting this temple. It was peaceful and serene with lovely grounds. I enjoyed the architecture and layout of the temple which was a bit different from the usual.

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Reviewed 3 May 2015

Besides being an ancient Chinese Buddhist temple, the place also showcase to visitors the oriental arts during those period. The main attraction should be the statue of Goddess of Mercy with Thousand hands. I learned that it was crafted from a huge piece of gingo...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2013

This 18th century temple complex houses one of the most impressive gilded statues of Guanyin with a "thousand arms" (more like a few dozen) I've ever seen. It's well-worth the admission fee to walk through the quiet temple grounds and see the Buddhas.

Thank Travelingmaven
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

This is a great example of a Chinese Buddhist temple. The grounds are well kept and the statue of Guanyin is a masterpiece. The monks are friendly and will try to engage in conversation with you if you approach them. It is definitely worth the...More

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