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Baoxiang Temple

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Cliff-hugging temples + friendly monkeys = Must see location

The highlight of the visit are the temples and statues that are built into the cliffs. If you stop... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Exquisite active temple

This is a complex with many buildings and images in a hilly area. The path from the road is through... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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Jan 2, 2018
“Cliff-hugging temples + friendly monkeys = Must see location”
Jul 2, 2017
“Exquisite active temple”
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Baoxiang Temple, Shibao Mountain, Jianchuan County 671300, China
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The highlight of the visit are the temples and statues that are built into the cliffs. If you stop and listen, you'll be surrounded by peaceful sounds (birds, monkeys, a quiet waterfall, chanting monks). We also found that the monkeys are not aggressive if you...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

This is a complex with many buildings and images in a hilly area. The path from the road is through a forest, and once at the first level you have amazing views of some temples and images built into the mountain above. We were able...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

After a short walk up through the stairs , you reach the wonderful entrance to the temple, looking at the Buddha statue watching from top of the hill. The temple area is nice and statues are beautiful . On the way down the monkeys cane...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Absoluely amazing place. Beautiful temples, caves and walks through the mountains. How is this not more famous?

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed March 19, 2015

A certain degree of fitness is required to climb the many steps to the temple, taking into account the altitude of 2600 m.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank frederic680
Reviewed September 22, 2014

Absolute worth visiting and climbing all those steps! Just gorgeous. I was the only white person that day and the "caretaker of the temple" made sure I did see everything. He was my guide, showed me all the sights, made me ring the bell and...invited...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Shibaoshan Singing Festival starts on July 27 ( according to the Lunar Calendar).Thousands of local people and more and visitors are coming to Shibaoshan,they will play a dragon dance, make a camp fire, through a bamboo dragon into the fire, then dance and sing folk...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

One of the nicest temples I've seen in China . We had to climb a fair amount of steps to get there , but it was worth every effot !!! Not to be missed ...

Date of experience: January 2013
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

We went here during the off peak season and were the only tourists on the morning we visited. The temple is a rather long uphill walk from the road but once there it is worth it. The views are spectacular and the temple(s) cut into...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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Reviewed November 29, 2012

While at first I have to admit I was slightly intimidated by the hundreds of stone steps and gangs of monkeys, the trip up was worth every effort. The lack of tourists, clear blue November sky, spotty clouds, bright sunlight and slight breeze infused with...More

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