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Address: No.74 Shanghuapo, Huangpu Road, Jiang'an District, Wuhan 430010, China
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
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Kiel, Germany
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Buddha figures as in all other temples.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

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

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Thank lihaooooo
Beijing, China
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

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 is very simple, so have a walk around the yard and take some pictures of... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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227 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

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 styles. Even you can see the Ionic order-like capital of columns. The architectural style is... More 

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Thank liucy752
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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214 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

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 well as a hotel for travelers. Incense troughs scent the air. There is an old... More 

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Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

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!

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Thank Lina Z
Wuhan, China
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

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 main street, turn again, and find the Wuhan Art high school - red color -... More 

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Wuhan, China
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

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 pretty ugly, at least what I could see of the construction so far. I might... More 

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Thank tastyjustice
Wuhan, China
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141 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Well, if you will come there by taxi, or with crowded tourist bus, you will not feel the place. We suggest you to take a metro and get off on the nearest station, which is Tou Dao street, and have a quick 10 minutes walk through the district. After that, when you will discover the temple, you will think -... More 

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Thank Sergey_and_Elena
Wuhan, China
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

This is a neat temple. The only problem is that the local people spit on everything. It's difficult to enjoy when you hear the sound of someone hocking a loogie every few minutes!

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