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Address: Jinci Town, Jinyuan District, Taiyuan 030025, China

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with beautifull gardens and architecture from the Song dynasty

we stayed overnight at a hotel in Taiyuan and visited the Jinci temple another great place to visit Beautifull rooftops and we made some nice pictures

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

we stayed overnight at a hotel in Taiyuan and visited the Jinci temple another great place to visit Beautifull rooftops and we made some nice pictures

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

There is a Chinese sentence, saying that "If a traveller do not visit Jinsi Temple, it means that he/she have never been Taiyuen". It is defintley worth to pay a visit. It is great! I recommend to hire a guide for a brief introduction. It costs $60.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The temple and park surrounding it were lovely, but the landscaping was still a bit bare when I visited in March.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Indian's have a problem with taking out their shoes for the Temple visit. This is Indian way but in China one need not to take out the shoes so for us [ Indian ] this is a pleasent news....also it is so cold that one has to be fully covered

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Beijing, Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

jinci located in the southwest of Taiyuan City, you can take the bus 804,808 or 304 to Jinci park ( the last terminal). then you need to take a minibus to the park (RMB 10 yuan/person). Jinci was ranked as the No 1 attraction in Taiyuan, collections of well preserved old buildings and trees make the temple worth a visit.

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It was February; cold and the air was (as usual) not clean. Despite all that it was totally worth the visit. Old buildings with so much history.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Nice gardens and a fabulous collection of buildings make this well-worth a visit..but without a guide to explain the functions of the buildings and to tell the stories surrounding them, the visitor will be at a bit of a loss.

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Tianjin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

From a year of working and travelling in China, this is the best temple we have visited. Not as imposing as Temple of Heaven in Beijing or as well-restored as some others but it oozes history and has plenty of beautiful buildings and features. Well worth a detour if you are in Taiyuan or a special visit if you love... More 

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Taiyuan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This pleasant temple complex is probably the top local attraction and well worth a visit if you are in the Taiyuan area, especially in spring. Unlike most temples, this temple is largely a garden, with many ancient trees. The most famous portion of the temple is the immortal spring, whose water fills the canals and ponds. Those with an interest... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I notice Jinsi Temple, Jinci Park and Jinci Musuem as three separate attractions under the reviews but in fact it they are the same from the photos. More specifically, Jinsi Temple or Museum relate to the historic complex which is the real attraction and there is a park outside. The official english name for the attraction by the Chinese is... More 

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Address: Address: Jinci Town, Jinyuan District, Taiyuan 030025, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanxi  >  Taiyuan

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