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Wuhou Memorial Temple

Address: No.231 Wuhou Temple Street, Chengdu 610041, China
Phone Number: 028-87120836
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Ranked #18 of 304 things to do in Chengdu
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Chengdu, China
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

We were here for the Chengdu Temple Fair on Chinese New Year's eve, so this review is sort of biased in that way. The whole shrine area is lit up with beautiful lanterns and the decorated with glowing structures. The whole fair is a great way to spend your Chinese New Year in the city as many people have gathered... More 

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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This place is often presented as obligatory, but after visiting both I and my Chinese companion were kind of let down. Don't go expecting anything much, and you probably won't be let down. It costs 60 RMB, and though it is a piece of really cool history, very little of that history is explained in either Chinese or English. Might... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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61 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Our guide suggested we walk through the grounds and we are so pleased that she did. The grounds are really beautiful and so well maintained. The monks live and worship at the temple. There wasn't any entry fee but you can make a donation. Very peaceful and well worth a visit. You can then stroll around the 'old town stores'.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
70 attraction reviews
706 helpful votes 706 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It is a great lesson in history to get from visiting this temple .This famous temple dedicated to Zhuge Liang, RMB 60 is the fee for entering this temple , Worth UR time .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Nice shrine with beautiful park around near the JinLi "old" street. Some info displayed on the three kingdoms history.

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Berlin, Germany
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27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I heard good and bad things about that Temple before I visited it. Its most likely to be the most popular temple in Chengdu, which you will notice in the price. Its 60rmb and they don't even want to give student discount (at least not to me although I have a chinese student ID card). Right now, there is lots... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Wuhou Memorial Temple in Chengdu is one of the most famous temple dedicated to Zhuge Liang, one of China's most famous historic figures & Emperor Liu Bei during the Three Kingdoms era. Zhuge Liang was a renowned minister and military strategist for Emperor Liu Bei of Shu Kingdom. If you know the history of the Three Kingdoms, this is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It's more of a memorial hall than temple of the historical character Zhugei Liang, Liu Bei, Guan Yu and Zhang Fei of the 3 Kingdom. It's quite interesting to know abit more concise history of the few main characters. It's advisable to rent the audio aid to understand the entire place better (Cost rmb 20, deposit rmb 200). Alternatively if... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I didn't find anything interesting or unique about Wuhou Temple. I found it too busy and noisy. It is by Jinli and the Tibetan Quarter so these sights can be combined into a half day. I preferred the quieter atmosphere of Wenshu Temple.

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Sanmen County, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

very large temple grounds in the middle of the city. Very quiet and quaint walk. When you are done be sure to go to the pedestrian street just right of the entrance for great street food.

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