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Xiqiao Mountain National Forest Park

Southwest of Nanhai District, Foshan 528211, China
0757-86880036,0757-86886646
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Ranked #2 of 187 Attractions in Foshan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, National Parks
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Guangzhou, China
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108 reviews 108 reviews
36 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Been in GZ for a number of years and have always wanted to make the trip to Xiqiao Mountain in Foshan. This site is absolutely fantastic! The location and the scenery and the temples the giant Goddess statue of Kwan Yin are all a wonderful experience that make Xiqiao Mountain a great day trip - one could actually spend 2... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I highly recommend this park for those seeking some exercise, fresh air and a respite from crowds in Guangzhou or Shenzhen. I was there on a Saturday during the day in August and the number of people was very manageable, I think quite a few people came later at night to visit the Buddha. When I was there last weekend,... More

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Concarneau, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I planned to go there for a whole day. Caught a metro from guangzhou, then the bus. Count 2 hours to arrive at the north entrance. Once there, you can choose to climb the mountain with a little train, or by feet. I recommend going on your own, as there are many things to see ! Take a guidebook at... More

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New Delhi, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

oh this place is beautiful. a huge statue of budhha in bronze , awesome scenic beauty , and breath taking view. shuouldnt be skipped if in / around foshan.

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Foshan, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Big guanyin statue at the top of the mountain even visible from the local roads, admission fee is RMB70, not crowded when we went, probably because of the high admission fee, lots of bused tourists, the walk is pleasant, lots of exhibits about the kung-fu master originated from Foshan, considered one of the top attraction in Foshan.

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Adelaide, Australia
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356 reviews 356 reviews
234 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

TA lists this as Foshan's top attraction, and it's not hard to see why. The guanyin statue at the top of the mountain is massive, and a cable car takes you most of the way up. From the top cable car station, there is a short (but steep!) walk to the statue itself. The forest park contains a number of... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Words cannot fully express. Just visit the park. The admission fee was RMB 70 (in 2013) per person. Our visit was good as it was not so crowded. Don't visit on holidays.

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Guangzhou, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Worth the arduous journey from Foshan. You can catch the number 2 tourist bus from Zumiao if you're in the Chancheng area: it drops you right at the front entrance in a cloud of peach blossom aroma, which is lovely. Don't worry about being ripped off by taxi drivers; you can reach the Bodhisattva Guanyin statue by cable car (30... More

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New Delhi, India
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Well we were taken by our chinese friend in his car , so can't comment on how to get here or how much is the fee to enter. To make things worse we had visited on a really crowded day , so the drive up the mountain top took pretty much around 2 hours. But the scenery was excellent and... More

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Massive statue! Couldn't believe the size of it. Drove up there with Chinese friends so can't comment on taxis, hassle etc. Not a lot of English explanation of the statue or park though!

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