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Guiyuan Temple

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Address: No.20 Cuiwei Road, Zhongjia Village, Hanyang District, Wuhan 430050, China
Phone Number: 027-84844756
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Great place! Lunch at the Service Center is a must! Make sure you go the the 500 Buddha's Hall and count your age from a statue you choose to your fortune Buddha.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place! Lunch at the Service Center is a must! Make sure you go the the 500 Buddha's Hall and count your age from a statue you choose to your fortune Buddha.

Thank Racho J
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The highlight visit to Guiyuan temple is the room with the several hundreds of Lohans. Besides this, the temple is just an average Buddhist temple with the large statues of Buddha: in fact, the statues inside the temple are not that impressive either. In the back side of the temple, there is a large statue of Guangying Buddha that is... More 

1 Thank Vincent C
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

It was beautiful traditional Chinese style temple. The singature of this temple is Guanyin statue what is a "must" to see when you visit Wuhan. Other than Guanyin statue, this temple also has many hall of Chinese gods and godesses. One hall what appriciate me was the shall what show about Shaolin history.

Thank Siwarit
Wuhan, China
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It is beautiful, don't get me wrong. There are wonderful things to see in this temple. It is one of the biggest temples in Wuhan and attracts lots of visitors, especially on certain festival days (I would highly discourage folks from going during those times if you can figure out when they will be as its simply packed.) I didn't... More 

1 Thank slickMundane
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The entire experience to Guiyuan was an extremely unpleasant one which began by the fact that this was a fee paying attraction. I am a Buddhist and it is totally against our principles to charge a fee to enter our temple. I think we should welcome all with open arms to have a chance to visit one of our temples!... More 

1 Thank Aveens
Wuhan, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

You pay to get into this small crowded place full of screaming children and people who love to spit. You'll find more people spitting on things than anything interesting about this place.

2 Thank David D
Macau, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

There are people selling incense sticks at the entrance of the temple. They would tell you it's much cheaper than incense sticks sold inside. The truth is you can never make use of the incense sticks bought outside. Coz once you step in the temple, a woman will collect any incense sticks that you bring in and give you 3... More 

1 Thank Michelle C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I visited wuhan with 3 other colleagues for a 2 weeks business trip. In the weekend we choose to visit this temple since we can take bus number 728 to go there. FYI bus 728 also come accross several others interesting place and yellow crane tower (famous start point can be from guanggu plaza/optics valley). Anyway, since it was winter... More 

Thank cebolzappa
Canyon Lake, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Beautifully kept up temple, with many different areas to explore. It looked recently painted and looks excellent in pictures. There are many people that come in to pray or worship, so you can mingle with the locals. And it's a good place to spend a few hours walking around, taking in part of the Chinese culture.

1 Thank Irishnite
Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Although much of this visit was the typical of any visit to a Chinese temple, I really enjoyed visiting the Hall of Buddhas and counting to a significant number (I chose my age) to help me find "my" Buddha. I recommend visiting with a Chinese-speaker, since without my friend I would not have know what to do, and she helped... More 

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