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Hanshan Temple

Fengqiao, Suzhou, China
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Fengqiao, Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

I did not expect much here - just another temple, but I was peasently surprised by the architecture and the beauty of this temple. Although we were here on a very busy SUnday afternoon an dthe temple was full with tourists (99% from China), it...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

The tower itself is part of a bigger temple complex, and I would strongly recommend a tour guide to bring you around to explain the significance of this place and the different buildings, statues and drawings.

Thank pinkoil
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Typical of the innumerable temples/ palaces etc in China & set in fabulous landscaped gardens with winding walks, waterways, tranquillity at its best.

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Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Well, the famous Tang poem 'stay over night at maple bridge' made me want to visit this temple and hear the gong, though gong/bell is no longer the Tang era's. It was interesting to realize that Hanshan and Shide are standing at each side of...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Hanshan Temple is a very nice place to visit, the history, old buildings, the gardens, and of course the bell are all something to see. The entire place is peaceful, and beautiful. If you are inside the bell pagoda when someone rings it, you will...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

First time to stay here to experience traditional Chinese near year holiday. Very crowded to get in but it is nice to see so many authentic Chinese culture here.

Thank salomeieong
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Reviewed 22 December 2015

a very nice temple for buddha in suzhou. actually going there early morning or late night if you are free (of course not inside the temple, but a t the back there is a door which leads to the open pedestrian area for people to...More

Thank lovedoc10
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

Its a beautiful temple complex, with some hints of old town in it. It is not as crowded as other places may be because of its location or we went there pretty late in the afternoon already. I enjoyed walking around. Chinese tourists seems to...More

1  Thank Kaneth25341
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

A temple long mentioned in Tang Dynasty( 618-907 AD ) poem, therefore it's a place must go for Chinese tourists. Also it's a tradition to listen to the bell hits for 108 times at the turning point of each new year, said it will take...More

1  Thank catlee1960
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

It's not far away from tiger hill so we visited this on the same day. It's a nice temple with gardens. Well maintained. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank JolienElise
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