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Jing'an Temple

No.1686 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai, China
021-62566366
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Ranked #38 of 806 Attractions in Shanghai
4.0 of 5 stars 296 Reviews
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Here's a tip: plan your visit to this temple on the first and fifteen day of the month (Chinese calendar) and you can save the entrance fee of RMB50. The trip was especially worth it for me as the construction and restoration works had just completed and the buildings were all nicely done up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This was fine. Pretty, interesting: I don't totally understand the significance of everything, but I liked it :) Lots of shopping and good stuff nearby

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

An interesting temple surrounded by very different styles of building and big screen action, so there is a lot to see here for the photographer. The changing light through sunset was lovely. Seeing Audrey Hepburn on the big screen next door whilst marvelling at the golden architraves of the temple and the modern skyline was... confusing and interesting.

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Calgary, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed just around the corner at the Swissotel, and found the Temple while walking about. It's the first Buddhist temple I've seen in reality, so I thought it was pretty cool. As mentioned, 50 Yuan (about $10 CDN) to get in, the temple I was told is considered a place to ask for good financial luck. People toss coins up... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Beautiful temple and unique experience. Peaceful, and can be seen quickly if you don't have much time. We spent about 30 minutes there and that was plenty, though you could certainly spend much more.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Beautiful golden temple! There's a lot to see in Shanghai but if you only have time to stop at one temple, it should be the one. Very accessible by subway. It is great from the inside since it is so calm and pleasant but you can still see new buildings surrounding the temple! I love that temple, that's all!

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

If you have ever visited a Budhist temple don't waste your time and money here. Fee is already 50, not 30 yuan. The only interesting thing is that you can take the typical picture of a temple against the skycrapper; besides that, all is new, nothing remains from the old temple except the place where it was located. The old... More 

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Raipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Looks nice at night with full of lightings. well day time also you can feel batter here.just beside the metro station.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

I visited this temple on a Tuesday morning in late October with the sun shining. It is a calm oasis amongst all the shopping malls in the area that have sprung up around it. Some debate as to whether it is free to get in or not, but I paid a small entrance fee and was comfortable doing that. Once... More 

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Bucks, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Interesting place although I gather not always open. Free to go in and worth a look around. Looks strange amongst all the tall modern buildings.

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