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Wugong Temple

Haifu Road, Xiuying District, Haikou 570311, China
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Ranked #46 of 69 Attractions in Haikou
3.0 of 5 stars 16 Reviews
Type: Religious Sites, Parks, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Parks, Cultural
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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English first
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
20 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is actually a memorial dedicated to the 5 famous outcasts residing in Hainan. Nothing much to see and some of the exhibits were badly maintain. Very limited English narrations. Bring someone who reads Chinese and perhaps you'd get some useful info. Maintenance and cleanliness is poor and wonder what they do with the entrance fee collected.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
58 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Luckily for me my wife is Chinese so she interpreted the guides tour. There we're signs in English but not enough information to explain the importance of the temple. The rather rather disappointing but free Haikou museum is next to it. Do not confuse with the much better Hainan museum.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Visited the temple and although the price is cheap, the condition inside is, well pathetic. Dirt and leaves everywhere, and not a single bench was clean enough to sit on. The attendants were all sleeping, except one girl who was playing on her cellphone and didn't even bother a glance at us. This is 11am in the morning. Just affirms... More 

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Singapore
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112 reviews 112 reviews
50 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Signages are all in Chinese. Non-Chinese educated visitors won't have clue as to whats happening. Why were the 5 officials banished? Why did a subsequent emperor build the halls in their memories? The stone statues of the 5 lords have only Chinese text. Non-Chinese educated visitors will be at a loss trying to figure out what is being said. The... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Wugong Temple is a combination of an Old school complex, combined with modern museum which display the history of Hainan. The school complex, is a complex that was build several hundreds years ago to teach the local Hainan people how to read and write Chinese. As per June 2011, the entrance fee is 20 Yuan.

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Beijing, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2011

Maybe I've been soiled living and travelling in China. However this place did not feel very old. Most of the things there were copies and it has been heavily restored. Not worth your time unless you have a lot of time. On the plus side it was 30 RMB per person to get in so if you want to visit... More 

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