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Address: Putuo Town, Putuo District, Zhoushan 316100, China
Phone Number: 0580-6377110
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Description: Located on an island in the East China Sea, this mountain is one of the...
Located on an island in the East China Sea, this mountain is one of the four Buddhist shrines in the country, which features many temples and nunneries.
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One of 4 holy mountains in China, easily accessible through Shanghai. 2 days enough to cover most of sites. Worth of it, but rather have some Buddist knowledges before coming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of 4 holy mountains in China, easily accessible through Shanghai. 2 days enough to cover most of sites. Worth of it, but rather have some Buddist knowledges before coming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This island definitely has some scenic areas and sights. If you hike around the quieter parts of the island, the experience is actually quite good. We made the mistake of coming on a weekend during the school holidays, and the massive amount of tourists families and their unhappy children at temples were extremely annoying. Please do not bring young children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I was amazed that where I met many people come to thanks for their prayers got the positive answers. It is empower of religious influence many Buddhists! I admired them. Be prepare of crowded people everywhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Just been here once, but the government has made it into a tourist trap. Most of the temples have entrance fees, not to mention the entrance fee to the island itself. But since they said that when you go, you have to go there for 3 consecutive years. Or longer if you can. The Mainland Chinese should be oriented properly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It is a place where a lot of people go to pray to Guanyin. There are so many temples around the island. If your purpose in visiting the island is to pray, then visit the 3 largest temples especially the main one which is Fuyi Temple.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A beautiful island with some great scenic options but you need to avoid the temples. They are simply way overcrowded and the praying is very energetic - it is crazy and doesn't feel too soulful. The large Budha is quite impactful up close and quite serene from a distance. Get up early to watch the sunrise. The food is quite... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

When you arrive to Putuoshan every time you feel there as in lonely planet far away from the world.It seems That Guanyin is ruling everything and you feel relaxation. It is a poetry of life.Sea food -deliciuos.Enjoy...

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Just way too many people... Shuttles are way too expensive and the lines are usually very long... However, tourists are left with no other choice as there are no other forms of transportation on the island besides private coaches and/or walk...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We got up early and set off for the furthest temple. transport is via mini bus and costs a few rmb each trip. The trek up to the pagoda (300+ steps) worth it for the view. Getting on and off the cable car was a bit scary - you need to be quick! But the temple at the top is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We come here every year and every year, the place gets more crowded. The weather is quite cool and nippy and the place retains its rustic charm. The ferries bringing us to the island from the airport terminal has been upgraded as well as the ferry terminal, indicative of the progress and increased tourism activity. Nice place to walk and... More 

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Additional Information about Putuo Mountain (Putuoshan)

Address: Putuo Town, Putuo District, Zhoushan 316100, China
Phone Number: 0580-6377110
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Zhejiang  >  Zhoushan
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 4

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