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Nanshan Temple

Nanshan, Sanya, China
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Ranked #4 of 70 Attractions in Sanya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It is well managed and you will not be choked by burning incence. But be alert with some 'monks' dressed in amber robe who could approach you and start selling some blessed holy objects.

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UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

this is one of the things you must see while on the island, it will take most of the day. There are many temples in the grounds and lots of people praying, not just tourists.

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Corona, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you visit Sanya, this is a must visit! Statue of Buddha taller than Statue of Liberty. I was blown away when I saw the statue of Buddha.

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Really is a 5As tourist attraction and the biggest temple i ever being to. Reason for saying so is that everything is Payable... even the joss sticks cost RMB 360 for only 6 sets of 3 joss sticks for only the main 6 major temples in the temple itself excluding those misc small temples/buddhas.

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Benque
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The first thing other than all,the people trying to sell you things and rent scooters and things. That you notice is the size of the statue. It is alot larger than it looks. It,is a bit of a hike across the causeway and when you get there, it is a bit of an assortment and mish mash of things. Lots... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Beautiful Guanyin statue but very commercial and crowded, Entrance fees is abot RMB$100 plus dollars. The food and drink stall inside the area is very expansive and poor quality. When approaching the main gate you will be approached by ppl asking to rental a VIP buggy abot 400-600, as they will tell you it will take 4-5 hours to walk... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

It's a relatively huge area as a tourist attraction and therefore expect some touting and additional fee to enter some of the temple. The 3 face Guanyin statue is pretty awesome; although it looks like 1 face when we first approach it. In front of the statue, there is a restaurant which give a decent view of the sea. But... More

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Shanghai, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

It worth a trip because of the statue....however it feels like a theme park. I would rather stay at my hotel. ( If you are still looking for a hotel I had the luck to stay at Haitang bay, great beaches:) )

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Denton, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Like disneyland but without rides, just temples and shrines. Culturally interesting but very commercialized tourist destination.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The park is very well built and the 108m tall Guanyin is really something. In case you didn't know it has 3 faces but you can't see the other 2 sides head-on. The downside is that you need to buy tickets for most of the temples inside the park even though you have already bought the entrance ticket and there... More

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