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Zu Miao Temple (The Ancestral Temple)

Zumiao Road, Chancheng District, Foshan 528000, China
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Ranked #3 of 187 Attractions in Foshan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

If you are interested in martial arts, this is the place for you. I'd describe it as Wing Chun history paradise. Museum is dedicated mainly to Ip Man and his students (Bruce Lee). It is located in a very nice traditional Chinese complex of buildings and gardens. Trip from city center takes a long time, be prepared. Temple is located... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Student entry available. entry ticket comes with a free photo made with a Nikon 300S and some zoom lens taken by a high schooler. a larger photo is available for a price. Watch Yip man 1( screen left) and 2( screen right) at the same time together with the locals on the stairs! Train wing chun on the wooden dummy... More

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Well preserved temple and the center of Wing Chun in Southern China. You will learn a lot about the history of this famous martial art and IP Man. Great place to explore and easy to access. How to Go ? Go to Zumiao Metro Station and take the exit to the temple. Tips : If you're a student, just bring... More

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kuala lumpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

It was interesting walking around the temple where the Kung Fu Legend Ip Man or the art of Wing Chun came from. They showed us a lion dance & we contributed a red packet to the Lion Dance Troupe.

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Foshan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Interesting and a nice place to visit. Right in the center of Foshan. Lian Nan Tian Di is right behind it which is fantastic and its smack opposite lots of shops.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This Temple is located fairly central in the city and is easy to find. Inside is a welcome break and time to relax from the city life. There is a variety of buildings to look at inside. The real surprise was the Martial Arts Museum which had the history of Gung Fu in the Foshan and surrounding area..

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

it is very unique spot in the city were you can have a taste of real traditonal kong fu exploring the histories of the great masters . a must to see is the Lyon dance whic is one of the best i had chance to see till now. after visit do not miss to have a walk in the new... More

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is my first visit to Foshan. Saw this temple as one of the best recommended attraction on the TripAdvisor so decided to go. I stayed in Aloft nanhai and it was quite a distance as i needed to take a taxi and went through the high way. Journey was around 30 mins or 75 RMB from the hotel. This... More

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Foshan, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

shows history of Foshan and some martial art masters originated from Foshan, entry fee is RMB20. parking space available across the street, accessible by subway called the same name, lots of shopping across the street also.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Although we have visited many Buddhist temples, we have never visited a Daoist Temple. Daoism was the first religeon in China about 2500years ago, but was replaced by the more popular Buddhist religion. It was extremely interesting to hear about the different ideological differences and to see the physical differences displayed around the temple

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