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Hohhot Five-Pagoda Temple (Wuta Si)

Wutasi Hou Street, Hohhot, China
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Disappointing

It was just an okay temple, the architecture was okay and the pagoda in the back was a little... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Ziggy28104
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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A nice tower with very little else.

The urban sprawl of Hohhot has few real attractions to offer, so the Five-Pagoda Temple may very... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Janhangir
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
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19 Oct 2016
“Nice square!”
15 Sep 2016
“Nice and peaceful, yet another temple ”
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Wutasi Hou Street, Hohhot, China
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

It was just an okay temple, the architecture was okay and the pagoda in the back was a little underwhelming. Not worth paying for a ticket to see.

Thank Ziggy28104
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The urban sprawl of Hohhot has few real attractions to offer, so the Five-Pagoda Temple may very well be one of the top attractions inside the city. Having said that, the temple pales in comparison to other grander and more historic temples dotted all over...More

Thank Janhangir
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We walked past a few temples, strolled the market and took a few pictures. If you have the chance be sure to sample some of the Horse Milk beer/alcohol they have for sale int he green bottles.

Thank Stacia R
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is a calm and peaceful little temple quite similar to other Buddhist temples all over China, except that you can see influences of Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism and the Mongol script all coexisting. Quite a nice vibe, but not a must see. Entrance is free...More

Thank WWTraveller26
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Nice little temple, very unique in architecture compared to typical Chinese temple buildings. Loved the detailed work and hundreds of statues of Budha carved on the pagodas.

Thank Diljeet G
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Could only see the top of the pagodas from outside. The cab driver was also not sure of the location of the pagodas themselves so expect a bit of walking around

Thank Alain0
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The architecture and history of this temple will impress any visitor. Most of all the peaceful to anyone looking to reflect on the day in the busy city.

Thank Shiran D
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is a must see for those who won't have a chance to visit other places in Asia, it's a beautiful blend of Chinese, Tibetan and Hindu in one surprisingly small parcel! It's all wonderfully preserved, and you are allowed to climb the very steep...More

2  Thank Bella19920515
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Mostly this is a pretty average Buddhist temple except for three things: 1. The 5 towers of this temple, which is a common theme in Hindu and Indian-influenced temples (eg., Angkor Wat), is unique for China. That alone makes this a "must see" for anyone...More

2  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 25 September 2015

I have been to many temples in China and why go to this one again, almost all look same I was thinking. Especially I don't like to pay, in my opinion temples are like church in Europe, it's should be free entrance to all. Anyway...More

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