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Gude Temple of Hankou

No.74 Shanghuapo, Huangpu Road, Jiang'an District, Wuhan 430010, China
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Interesting place to see

This maybe the only Buddhist temple you'd have seen that is unlike any other throughout China. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mag_Mile_Girl
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Chicago, Illinois
Sanctuary

Should you need or desire a nice quite peaceful isolated meditation area free of 95% people , then... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Battle B
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No.74 Shanghuapo, Huangpu Road, Jiang'an District, Wuhan 430010, China

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This maybe the only Buddhist temple you'd have seen that is unlike any other throughout China. The entire compound is not dirty, but very messy - don't know why?

Thank Mag_Mile_Girl
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Should you need or desire a nice quite peaceful isolated meditation area free of 95% people , then here's yer place. Not many if any of the daily people filling the city come into this Sanctuary. If you have ever wondered why you never see...More

Thank Battle B
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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...More

Thank zack2010
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

Thank lihaooooo
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...More

Thank Ally1116
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...More

Thank liucy752
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...More

Thank Sharon R
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!

Thank Lina Z
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...More

1  Thank Cheburek
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...More

Thank tastyjustice
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