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Holy Water Temple

North West, Mianyang, China
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Holy Water NOT so Holy

This is a tourist trap rather than a holy temple I have been to a lot of temples around the world... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Y C
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Calgary, Canada
A fantastic example of 'post-cultural revolution' architecture.

Let me be clear, this place neither feels old, looks old or legit. However, be aware that as is the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Alan P
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28 May 2017
“Holy Water NOT so Holy”
29 Jul 2016
“A fantastic example of 'post-cultural revolution' architecture.”
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North West, Mianyang, China
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a tourist trap rather than a holy temple I have been to a lot of temples around the world, some of them are right at the hustle and bustle of a city, but this is one so call temple that you cannot find...More

Thank Y C
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Let me be clear, this place neither feels old, looks old or legit. However, be aware that as is the case with most things in China, it has been knocked down, rebuild, polished and turned into a local tourism hotspot. The temple is nice enough,...More

1  Thank Alan P
Reviewed 20 July 2016

An excellent variety of sights to see here. Easy to get to from the city centre, from memory the Number 33 bus is available or a taxi fare of around 2oRMB. Some steep walks, but worth the effort.

1  Thank albir60
Reviewed 27 October 2014

It's a beautiful place with a lot of temples. Most of the site is totally free. You'll have to pay to see the top but it really worth it. Specially the 1000 buddha temple! You can't shot pictures inside the temples so take your time...More

1  Thank Stéphane M
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I was so intrigued at how many different temples there were there. The 3D murals are so beautiful, and colourful. Burn some incense for your good fortune.

Thank DZEBORAH
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