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Address: North of Lion Ditch, Chengde 068450, China
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It was most expected and most disappointing place in Chengde. It has beautiful exterior, but absolutely empty inside. It was built by Emperor just for political purposes, so no... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It was most expected and most disappointing place in Chengde. It has beautiful exterior, but absolutely empty inside. It was built by Emperor just for political purposes, so no spirit in it. I recommend to take free electric car to next temple (which used to be Dalay Lama's residence). That one is really nice and have interesting original Buddha statues... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Very impressive monument full of history, every brick tells a story the way it was built and the reason behind it. it's a 15 storey high try climbing it. you will not be disappointed by the interior of the place. highly recommend you bring along a guide

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2006

Lasha is famous for its Potala Temple. However, it is too far away and too up high. So, if you want to get a similar feeling, visit Chengde's Small Potala instead. Chengde is located about 230Km north-east of Beijing. It is a popular one or two day trip destination for expatriates living in Beijing. It still takes 3 1/2 hours... More 

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