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Xiyuan Temple of Suzhou

No.18 Xiyuan Lane, Liuyuan Road, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008, China
0512-65349825
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Ranked #29 of 198 Attractions in Suzhou
Type: Religious Sites
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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

It is a good place to respect the Buddha. There are several Buddha, estimated more than 200 Buddha. They do not allow to take the photo inside the shrine but it is okay to take photo outside. There are the incense burning outside of the shrine. However the toilet is not good. Several toilet doors in the woman restroom are... More

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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

On the edge of the town surrounded by shops it has easy access and is something you can take in on your day out shopping.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
46 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

This temple is surrounded by the modern pedestrian shopping district north of ganjian road. It is a fascinating entrance into the symbolism of the Taoist pantheon, with scores of taoist deities lining the walls of the interior. The three statues at the front of the temple are also fabulous, as is the finely carved lantern hanging from the roof above... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

An interesting Taoist temple in the middle of town which has been recently restored, and is worth a visit. Many beautiful statues inside, and only 10 RMB entry fee.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Don't miss the temples. This is one of the main parts of the culture and there are so many different types.

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