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Nanshan Temple

Address: Nanshan, Sanya, China
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Ranked #4 of 64 Attractions in Sanya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Dusseldorf/Germany
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A huge temple complex dominated by a Goddess overlooking South China Sea. Take plenty of pics of shrines and pagodas on your way to the various Nanshan highlights.

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Sceaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very special place a little far from Sanya but it is a must to visit. Site is clean along the sea , you enjoy the calm and relaxation of the scene. Big statue of Kwan yin is in the middle of the sea but you can access to through a under walk and it is very impressive Site is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Paid my visit to this temple as part of my second visit to Hainan island. The kwan yin statue in the middle of the sea is the biggest I've ever seen in my life. The temple is very very big and it almost looks like a maze. Weather is hot during my long visit @ May - June though.

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Buddha is located in the middle of the sea & the view is magnificient. We enjoyed the sightseeing of the whole place & you have to bear with the hot sun if u happen to be there during summer. I felt so refreshing and have a calm mind after visiting the place. You will not forget this experience once... More 

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Beijing, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It was far away from the city, with deep blue sea view. It was clean and good for relax. There is no something very very wonderful, but let you feel comfortable

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Batu Ferringhi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Biggest Kuan Yin statue I have seen. Beautifully surrounded by the sea. Very big park with different types of Buddhist shrine from all over the world including Tibeten Buddhism.

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Brisbane, Australia
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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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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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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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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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