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This Chinese Buddhist Temple hosts two jade Buddha statues imported from Burma, along with many other cultural relics. It is a peaceful refuge from the modern bustle of Shanghai, where monks may be seen and heard conducting Buddhist ceremonies.
We had some time to spare on our last day so visited the Jade Buddha Temple. There are many religious statues in various Halls; many standing several metres tall. They are quite stunning. You cannot photograph the Jade Buddhas but in the other temples photos...More
Nice temple complex in the middle of city, 20 CNY entry ticket, has a set of sub temples housing Buddha statues of different size- good for a short visit, nothing extra-ordinary- can be skipped if tight on time, particularly if you're not a fan of...More
Arranged by Ms. Leila with Odynovo Tours, our guide Ms. Tia was able to guide with through the compound that makes up Jade Buddha Temple. It was so much more than just the jade buddha statues! And I learned so much more about Buddhism and...More
Beautiful temple. The surrounding gardens and the amazing structures inside are definitely worth the visit. This is a practicing temple so be respectful of the fact that people are worshiping. Pictures are not allowed of many of the idols. The it’s absolutely worth it
We went by metro and the site is easy to find. The entrance is free for people older then 70! It is an impressive site with several halls. The highlight is Jade Buddha Statue Hall. From the entrance this hall is situated at back on...More
Pretty nice temple in comparison to all in Asia. Going through extensive renovation, you can literally smell new paint on the walls. However, the best part of the temple has nothing to do with the newness. Peculiarly, the most magnificent part of this temple is...More
This is a very pretty temple. There's a ton of temples in China, and you'll find that they're all very pretty with very ornate decorations. This one has lots of Jade statues and decorations. It's a good place to see and kill 30 minutes or...More
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Keep about one hour time. It may be a good idea to just sit and relax. There are various forms of Buddha which are interesting to note. It will be good if you read a bit about the temple and visit. Will give a better... More
Keep about one hour time. It may be a good idea to just sit and relax. There are various forms of Buddha which are interesting to note. It will be good if you read a bit about the temple and visit. Will give a better perspective.