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Hanshan Temple

Fengqiao, Suzhou, China
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bell tower” (6 reviews)
“tang dynasty” (6 reviews)
“east asia” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 17:00
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Fengqiao, Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place . So much history , we were in luck the monks were there worshiping at the afternoon

Thank hchristina1946
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a tour group and we found out about the gardens that were connected to the hotel. The temple is beautiful and very well kept. You cannot go inside. But looking up close you can see some very fine detail

Thank bradr879
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

In many ways just another buddhist temple but what makes it worthwhile is its location. The temple is famous for its historical links with a famous Chinese Poem - apparently school children all over east Asia study it - but the temple itself is architecturally...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Take your time to explore the various buildings, the gardens, and enjoy feeding the fish. Please respect the worshippers and watch your step climbing over the thresholds.

Thank simivalley1699
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This temple is famous because it was mentioned in one of the most famous poems that every Chinese learnt in school. And there's a huge stone tablet here with the poem engraved into it. Otherwise it's just another normal functional temple where you can go...More

Thank dyhx
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

If you want to visit a temple in Suzhou, this is one of the better ones. It is spacious, a little less busy and also is the home to a giant bell

Thank David G
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Apparently there is a lot of history to this temple. Said to be founded during the Tianjian era (502–519) of the reign of Emperor Wu of Liang, in the Southern and Northern Dynasties period. The current name of the monastery derives from Hanshan, the legendary...More

Thank alanyeo76
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This place offer a great history of Tang Dynasty they renovated since I last visited 10 years ago. Very clean and easy access. Must visit if you going to Suzhou。

Thank Ana010203
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

This is a nice Buddhist temple to visit. Though be prepared for crowds as some of the pathways are narrow and filled with people. The temple is made famous by a popular piece of poetry that is read across China and Japan.

Thank Anthony H
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

the area is large but bell and the temple are far away from each other. eventually i only went to see the bell. There should be official temple guide there because I dont believe the strangers outside the temple. The bell is huge and we...More

Thank StephaniewuCaron
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