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Nanshan, Sanya, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a Big Budha. Noblesse oblige. That's it in a nutshell unless you want to know about tourist traps.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roger C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located 30 min car ride from Sanya, this holly place was packed with local tourists. Audio and in person guide options are available. We enjoyed listening to the audio guide during our visit. Tramp service is also available. The statute is situated at the seaside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deniz E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was very crowded but it’s wide spread. Would suggest to take the tourist car to move around. the monument was great 👍🏻

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shaun12356
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very hot n big place to visit...with a big huge kuan yin statues...surrounded by the sea...u can walk or ride a buggy car with the pay of rmb10...to n fro...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank adeline l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a wonderful place where you can see 183meters tall guan yin statue. There were also lots of booth that sell souvenirs.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Theresa p
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Started on foot from the entrance with qualify tour guide explaining how to offer our praying...U might find uncomfortable when u were told to buy something extra to disolve bad luck.U need not have to follow whatever the guide saying but do not say something...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChuanHaiOh
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

One of the “AAAAA” tourist spot in Sanya. This place was hot and a lot of people. I highly recommend coming early. Remember no pictures once you get into the temple. They will watch you like a hawk. There is quite a walk to get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place on October. The time visit was a public holiday in China. The crowd made us have to walk very far and wait for very long queue. The entrance ticket can be purchase online or on the spot when you reach there. Will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alvincmc
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Your visit to Sanya wouldn't be complete without a visit to Nanshan Temple. Making your way there will require a good 2 hours as it is located roughly 40 km away from the city centre. I would suggest taking a bus (I took bus no.25)...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Kudzani N
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

You only come for the statue - everything else is just “normal” temples. Therefore the price is way too high. 129 RMB per person. The statue was nice and pretty.

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 25, 2018|
Response from dralmorales | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately it's difficult to find a private driver and they all shoot unbelievable prices and are not reliable. You better use Didi for fair prices. Or if you are in five star hotels you may want to hire a reliable driver... More
September 20, 2016|
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Response from ter88nrth | Reviewed this property |
here is a tour bus service that will take you right to the temple, rates a cheap about 20. 00 US for the day, taxi service is also a good way to go , then you will not have togo to all the reatail stores the tour bus takes... More
June 12, 2016|
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Response from soh_kien_peng | Reviewed this property |
I engaged a private tour driver by the name of Jason. His contact number is +886 983802678. You can look at his facebook under Jason Chen. His charges are reasonable and he takes good care of us and I have recommended him... More