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Hanshan Temple

Fengqiao, Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped here for about 20 minutes when walking by. It's free and easy to wander around. There was some construction right next to the pagoda when I was there, but it didn't take away from the temple. This doesn't seem like a major destination...More

Thank nrejebym
Reviewed 8 July 2016

a beautiful ancient Buddhist temple in Suzhou worth a little visit. Defintly get a tour guide so you get to understand the historical significant of the place. Worth a walk through, then go across the bridge to see the ancient town across the canal on...More

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Han Shan Temple earned its fame from a well known poem by Zhang Ji - a scholar and official in 700 AD (Tang Dynasty). Reference to the "Sound of Bell" in one phrase granted this Buddhist monastery a special status in hearts and minds of...More

Thank Epicurius_at_large
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I have visited many temples before, but this temple attracted much more, due to the poetry "Hanshan Temple outside of the Gusu City, The sound of the bell Reaches the guest boat at midnight" . We went there by Taxi from Guanqian Street, since we...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The temple has the feature to go into the bell tower and ring the bell three times. May you all have a chance to do so. The grounds are interesting and when visiting a temple, one always has to remember that it is a place...More

Thank rmc_colorado
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I could not believe it is in front of me when I visited there. It was pretty busy time, so full of people there but I enjoyed its history. Some Chinese tourists are not polite - a lot of Chinese tourists spits everywhere regardless it...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This is definately not the best temple in China, not preety, not even well maintained, looks rundown. Skip visiting this, find other temples to visit.

Thank donmochino
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a very popular tourist attraction with locals and visiting Chinese. Try and avoid weekends and public holidays. Bustling with visitors and worshippers. It covers a large area and very little English is spoken and unlike other tourist sites not many signs in English....More

Thank Turi4591
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to visit. The temple is not so big but humble looking and the scenery inside is pretty too. Everyone can ring the big bell 3 times in a row for good luck (ticket fee is ¥5).

Thank Huyền C
Reviewed 5 April 2016

An interesting temple that actually has many old bits remaining that have not been over restored, the central tower is one of those bits. Many ancient bells are dotted around the area that are interesting in themselves. Like all such places try to visit mid...More

Thank futsanglung
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