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Huayan Temple of Datong

Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004, China
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Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004, China
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Huge temple complex, good view of city from tower. theres many shrines inside, main one is Da Xiong Bao Dian with 5 Buddhas. rmb65 entry ticket.Give about 1.5hrs to explore. There is a basement below view tower.

Thank Naturetravel9
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Serene site much of which has been newly rebuilt. We were happy we went but have to say its a bit if a filler rather than a must see.

Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The temple is right across the Fenglin Ge restaurant and 2-3 mins. walking distance from Yunzhong Courtyard where we stayed for three nights. Unfortunately, we wait till the last morning to visit. Although this is a replication of the original, you don't miss the serenity...More

Thank lwmvwgc
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Marvelous temple structures without one single nail. Good toilets and leisurely visit for at least one hour and a half. Close to shopping street and plaza.

Thank hansonlau
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Nice visit to the temples however most of them have now been replaced with new buildings and made to look old which is a shame, would prefer to see the old buildings but still very pretty

Thank Akeroyd
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This complex of temples is right in middle of inner city, its got Buddha statues in many shapes & sizes made out of different materials. There is a wooden pagoda where you can climb up pretty high giving you a good view of surrounding area,...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The complex is quite big. There is very nice Pagoda building where in basement you can see pictures and statues of Budda made of over 100 tons of copper- impresive. You can also climb to the top of Pagoda and enjoy panoramic view on this...More

Thank Krzysztof S
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Historical sites is what we came to see and this is certainly worth seeing. The are is well kept and you get a feel that they take good care of the temple. I would certainly recommended to others

1  Thank Val C
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The temple grounds are huge with many interesting old structures. There is a huge square after the main entrance. Very attractive and worth a visit if in the area.

Thank Lee m
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

A very critical Buddhist temple in the history of Buddhism in China. Primary proponents of the Avatamsaka sutra and related teachings. Here stands one of the four oldest wooden building structures in the world. Amazing ancient statues here including the "Venus of the East" bodhisattva.

Thank CodyKow
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