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Address: North of Lion Ditch, Chengde 068450, China
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You need to do a lot of walking around this place. It's supposed to be an imitation of the temple in Tibet. After visiting so many temples in Beijing, I felt a bit bored

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
George Town, Malaysia
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George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to do a lot of walking around this place. It's supposed to be an imitation of the temple in Tibet. After visiting so many temples in Beijing, I felt a bit bored

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Kawaihae, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

After a long drive up an imperfect road, we reached the top of the Taifu mountain outside of Changde City in Hunan Province. We parked near a small area of houses, and walked a short distance to the base of the impressive Jinding Temple, and climbed the wide staircase to the level area around the temple. Our guides told us... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Imitation of temple in Tibet. Need to climb up to 500 plus steps up to the top. It is worth place to visit if you never been to Tibet, as they looks quite similar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Many restauration works ongoing. But still enough to see and make pictures. When you've seen enough buddhist temples, confucian tempels and others, it is still worth seeing this one.

Thank Tualev
Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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

Thank Aidanaj
Tokyo, Japan
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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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