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Nanshan Temple

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Address: Nanshan, Sanya, China
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HOT but beautiful

Went on June, summer! Burning skin but nice scenery. Worth. Really love this place. Should pay a visit whenever you had reach SANYA.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Liom Y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on June, summer! Burning skin but nice scenery. Worth. Really love this place. Should pay a visit whenever you had reach SANYA.

Thank Liom Y
Shenzhen, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple only makes up a small part of this area. It's an ecological park also. The temple is new I think. But it is stunning architecture. Well maintained and clean. There is a great pagoda and a breathtaking huge statue overlooking the sea. There is a longetivity valley and a nice hike through a forest to a great view.... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is really beautiful place to visit . A different way of practicing buddhism. Very large different different temple to see so better you should buy a small transportation card around 30 RMB if you are not a good walker. If you are a backpacker it is not a problem to walk around all of it. Entry tickets around 120... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I first thought the ticket price is too high which make this trip not worth it. But I'm glad I decided to come. Beautiful view!

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Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is a very large park and has much to offer beside the beautiful Guanyin, which is gigantic. There are many other temples and lush areas to walk through. Also has a shuttle bus service. There is a hotel located in the park and I wish we had sent the night, but we had limited time.

Thank Robert J
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to see this. A very different way of practising buddhism. Inside a lot of buddha statues, one for each virtue. Chinese people pray to each statue to receive blessing for their special request. Less serene than I'm used to. The Chinese way, also very commercial. There are a lot of stands where you can buy religious and non-religious... More 

Thank Goldmund65
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We were on a tour and didnt realize it took us more than 160km from Qionghai to this temple. Extreme hot sun but you can easily buy the straw chinese hats made for beating the heat! Long walk from entrance to the temple with many devout followers of the "Goddess of Mercy". There is also a buggy service / tram... More 

Thank CayLalita
North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I am not Buddhist ,,but to see this is something else. This is the Christ the redeemer statue (Rio Brazil) for the Buddhist religion. It is super impressive and massive. There is a free shuttle available from certain areas. But get there early and be prepared to hold your spot cause when that bus arrives and there 60 people standing... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Impressive statue and scenery. We recommend taking the little tour bus. We particularly enjoyed the "longevity road", very traditional and inspiring. The park is huge, lots to see and to do.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We went with tour group but if go again i would take taxi from Sanya as tour goes to a few sales stops on the way, peril shops, tea shops extra, plan to spend a few hours here as lots to see around temple

Thank ter88nrth

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