Not recommended if you're expecting a spiritual experience; from the entrance onwards lots of shops selling knick- knacks. You can even line up to pay to be a few steps closer to the main statue of the buddha.
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it is a very nice place to walk around and relax. But summer is rather too hot (around 36'C). Due to the school holidays period, I spent at least 20mins to get into the temple. It is not allowed to take photos inside, many believers...More
Again We Went Here In Summer Now And It Is Too Hot For Us To Handle. Unfortunately We Did Not Rent The Golf Cart Here Is Very Expensive 400 Rmb For One Hour… Anyway Considering The Heat This 400 Is Nothing.We Should Have Hired. Anyway...More
We visiting in July (low season), but the crowds were large. Definitely worth visiting, ensure you allow at least 2 hours to walk around. The tip when traveling to China is to ensure you have local currency before you arrive, it is difficult to obtain...More
This statue was erected to stop the bay from receiving lashings from vicious typhoons. The locals covet this statue. Don't forget deer park if you're in a romantic mood, or is it called lovers somethingorother..... Bring a lock!
I am certain that Guanyin herself would be disappointed in this monument, as it is not a site dedicated to worship as it is a site dedicated to capitalism. You enter the massive, newly-built complex with hordes of other tourists, passing by signs advertising how...More
Booked a day tour from hotel concierge. Paid Rmb 238 pp for transport, admission and vegetarian lunch. Worth visiting to se the 108m tall guan yin statue. It was not crowded and we managed to enter the statue within. Took about 30 min all, consider...More
If you're staying in the area, this place is an absolute must, even for non-buddhists. True, everything is recent - no ancient temples - but the gardens are so beautifully landscaped and one cannot fail to be moved by the hordes of believers who flock...More