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Address: The foot of Emei Mountain, Emeishan 614200, China
Phone Number: 0833-5522952
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Buddhist Temple at the Foot of Mt. Emei

Background: Among the few dozen or so Buddhist temples and monasteries dotting Mt. Emei, the Baoguo temple sits at the base of the mountain. PROS: Location... location... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Background: Among the few dozen or so Buddhist temples and monasteries dotting Mt. Emei, the Baoguo temple sits at the base of the mountain. PROS: Location... location... location is one of its best assets. Because it sits at the foot of Mt. Emei, the temple is one of the closest from the town centre and therefore one of the most... More 

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Beaufort, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

That was the first temple visited in Emei mountain, that was a nice temple accessible from the bottom, the fee was of 8 yuans we did some fantastic pictures, if you keep going on your left you can visit the monastery as well for an entrance fee of 6 yuans.

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Sarnia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

If you are going to Mount Emei, this is a nice temple to start with. It is a the foot of Mt. Emei and is just another temple among the many at this site. The temple is very similar to a lot of the Buddhist temples in China. There are large rocks, waterfalls, bamboos, ferns, in addition to the various... More 

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Zilzie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

This was a very peaceful place. You could stay here too if you wanted, as it has hotel type facilities. It has a beautiful garden and stone figures scattered around the place. The architecture is something to see. I enjoyed comeing here and looking at the temple and its surrounds.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We arrived amidst pouring rain so hiking up the mountain was not an option. The temple is commercial with three sticks of incense and two candle set selling about 100RMB as you enter. You are suppose to use the set for one person but my little kids couldn't hold it for long and split it up, one each. If you... More 

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Shanghai, China
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Pro -nice clean and organized temple -beginning of the hike up mt emei shan - easy to find Con - nothing really special

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

I have some trouble with the buddhist philosophy and the commercialization of the temples. It was very busy and very commercial. A lot more authentic temples are found on the mountain.

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We stayed at the guest house here for 2 days. It was an excellent experience. Bathrooms are shared and only squat toilets, so keep that in mind, but you get to say you showered with real monks after staying here. It is incredibly peaceful and an incredibly beautiful temple. I highly recommend staying here.

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Kunming, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Nothing wrong with Baguosi, but I'm all templed out by now. It's easily accessible from Baoguo Cun (Baoguo Village.) An easy walk from town and you can see one more temple.

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Madrid
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Nothing interested, sure that for people specialized in buddhism and religions is amazing, but for normal tourist is just one more temple. Good if you are in bauguo village for one day, but nothing else

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