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Address: Dafosi Alley, Minzhu West Road, Ganzhou District, Zhangye 734000, China
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One of the largest sleeping Buddha statue can be seen in this amazingly beautiful and large complex of traditional Chinese temple architecture, right smack in the city of Zhangye... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

One of the largest sleeping Buddha statue can be seen in this amazingly beautiful and large complex of traditional Chinese temple architecture, right smack in the city of Zhangye! Its wooden carvings are so intricate, colourful and well kept. So are its grounds! We chanced upon a religious Buddhist ceremony during our visit on a Sunday and that made it... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Absolutely love the giant sleeping Buddha. It's the largest indoor clay sculpted sleeping Buddha with wooden core in Asia. I was there when they had a Buddhist ceremony going on so it was rather interesting.

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Wudangshan National Park, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I loved this temple and everything in it,Giant Buddha and Sutra collections as well as the gardens surrounding the whole place. It's a must see if you come to Zhangye and is situated very close to a bunch of other things as well.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Nice little temple with atmosphere, very peaceful with no crowds (in the early afternoon). The statue of Sleeping Buddha is very impressive (it is not allowed to take photos inside of the hall). One hour is enough to visit the site, or more if you like to enjoy serenity of the place. The most recommended site when you are in... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

this temple was built about one thousand years ago, still you can find the historic feel and it's in great shape, and avoid from war time by time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were meant to go to the Danxia Rainbow mountains, but we got to Zhangye too late so ended up here. It is a beautiful and peaceful temple complex that has a fascinating history. There is English explaining what each of the buildings are, but that's about it I'm afraid. If you can speak Chinese then the guides are quite... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We stopped here really fast on our way out of the city, and I'm glad that we did! It was quiet and simple but nice. We got half off admission because we were students. I advise looking up the history ahead of time, as there is no explanation.

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Magog, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This temple has some interesting building including one with a large sleeping buddha. There are several building but no english explanation. Nice and quiet gardens. Main attraction in the city.

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