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Putuo Mountain (Putuoshan)

Putuo Town, Putuo District, Zhoushan 316100, China
+86 580 637 7110
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A place for Buddhist

Although the place is becoming very commercial, it is still a place worthy for all Buddhist to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zhenfeng84
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Singapore
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Retreat for Prayers. and tons of photo opportunities.

we went for a retreat for prayers. It was a tricky boat ride and long, as part of prayer retreat... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
unagiichi
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Toronto, Canada
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Located on an island in the East China Sea, this mountain is one of the four Buddhist shrines in the country, which features many temples and nunneries.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Putuo Town, Putuo District, Zhoushan 316100, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the place is becoming very commercial, it is still a place worthy for all Buddhist to visit. The statue and view of Guanyin is magnificent. It will be recommended to hire a guide to explain the history and the stories of how Buddhism landed...More

Thank zhenfeng84
Reviewed 13 August 2017

we went for a retreat for prayers. It was a tricky boat ride and long, as part of prayer retreat. I wish I had gone on my own. Either way being there. fresh air, beautiful and serene. So many temples to go to. I didn't...More

Thank unagiichi
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This place was really beautiful and so quiet even during the May Day holiday. A bit difficult to get to, but once there we went for wonderful hikes, watched a sunset, ate excellent local food, and lounged on lovely beaches. Do take the ferry, though...More

4  Thank bean802
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Buddhist or not - it is worth to come here to explore the island and the lot of temples that are here. It is a very relaxing and peaceful place. Try to escape the big tourist streams and go to temples that are a little...More

Thank Ralph W
Reviewed 11 January 2017

For avid Buddhists out there who want to go temple hopping and attempt zen-like state. Here is the place for you. There are a lot of temples and views to see and hike and I definitely recommend either a day or two here at this...More

2  Thank annabananakjp
Reviewed 2 December 2016

A must visit place for Buddhist. Even if you are not a Buddhist, the serenity and amazing sights will capture you.

1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Putuo shan (located at Zhuoshan) is a small island where one of the five major religious place in China that one must go. Getting there is not too trouble or just take a local tour. Or simply arrive the island by yourself, then take the...More

2  Thank idafun
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Took a bus from Shanghai South railway station which leaves just about every 40 mins. Bus also leaves from Napu bridge station. bus takes you to bus station on Zhoushan where you get a second bus for a 10 min ride to the zhujiajian port...More

1  Thank fredsave
Reviewed 21 October 2016

One of the five major buddhist religious mountains for pious pilgrims to visit, very pleasant and spiritual.

2  Thank Mad1154Mac
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Putuoshan was a nice day out with the family. A bit of hiking & sightseeing, as well as some swimming in the ocean. Bring your own food, and you can easily spend the entire day in the area. The swimming areas have lifeguards, as well...More

1  Thank Eric J
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goody2001
16 March 2017|
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Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
Putuoshan is an island. You can only reach there by ferry. On the island, there is only public bus but it is easy as the destinations are in English too.
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pip789
1 March 2017|
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Response from idafun | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are ferry runs at night n arrive next morning at pituoshan.
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Jaslin L
22 February 2017|
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Response from idafun | Reviewed this property |
Last ferry left fr putuoshan ferry is arpund 5:30 something.
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